Airfix Avro Lancaster BII

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Airfix Avro Lancaster BII (A08001)
£32.99
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The Avro Lancaster was a British four-engined strategic bomber that was used as the RAF's principal heavy bomber during the latter half of the Second World War. The typical aircraft was powered by an arrangement of four wing-mounted Rolls-Royce Merlin piston engines, each of which drove a 13 ft diameter de Havilland Hydromatic three-bladed propeller. While not optimal, the Lancaster was capable of flying the return journey home on only two operational engines, along with very limited distances on a single running engine. Due to shortage of Rolls-Royce Merlin engines, some 300 Lancasters were built with Bristol Hercules radial engines, becoming the BII Variant. Some were also fitted with enlarged bomb-bay doors to enable large 8000lb bombs to be carried, as well as a ventral defensive turret.

 

This Airfix model aircraft kit will require paints and glue to complete.

 

Scale 1:72
Skill 3
Number of Parts 239
Dimensions (mm) L293 x W431
Age Suitability 8+

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