Airfix Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 1:72 Scale

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Airfix Bristol Blenheim Mk.1 1:72 Scale (A04016)
£18.99
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The Bristol Blenheim is a British light bomber aircraft designed and built by the Bristol Aeroplane Company (Bristol) which was used extensively in the first two years and in some cases throughout the Second World War. The aircraft was developed as Type 142 and first flew in April 1935. The Air Ministry,  impressed by its performance, ordered a modified design as the Type 142M for the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a bomber. Deliveries of the newly named Blenheim to RAF squadrons commenced on 10 March 1937.

The Blenheim was one of the first British aircraft with an all-metal stressed-skin construction, retractable landing gear, flaps, a powered gun turret and variable-pitch propellers. The Mk I was faster than most fighters in the late 1930s but the advance in development of monoplane fighters made all bombers more vulnerable particularly if flown in daylight, though it proved successful as a night fighter. The Blenheim was effective as a bomber but many were unfortunately shot down.


These Airfix model aircraft kits will require paints and glue to complete.

Dimensions 16.2 x 5 x 34
Scale 1:72
Skill 2
Number of Parts 142
Dimensions (mm) L168 x W237
Age Suitability 8+

Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement 40ml (AD83)

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