Tamiya 1/48 Scale Fairey Swordfish Mk.II Model Kit

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Tamiya 1/48 Scale Fairey Swordfish Mk.II Model Kit (61099)
Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement (AD83)
Tamiya Swordfish Strut Bracing Etched Set (61069)
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Tamiya have produced this highly detailed 1:48 scale assembly kit model of the Fairey Swordfish Mk.II. for modellers to enjoy building. A stunning reproduction which will be a welcome addition to the WWII aircraft model makers collection.

About the Swordfish Mk.II
Affectionately known as the 'Stringbag' by those who flew them, the Fairey Swordfish torpedo bomber was already outdated when WWII broke out, but nonetheless provided valuable service and achieved such notable missions as the attack on the Italian Navy at Taranto and damaging the German battleship Bismarck. As newer, faster aircraft were developed to replace it, the Swordfish was modified to become an anti-submarine aircraft. The Mk.II featured metal lower wings that allowed it to be armed with ten rockets or depth charges, which, along with its sturdy design and long endurance, made it an exceptional anti-submarine aircraft for use on merchant aircraft carriers in the Atlantic convoys.

About this Tamiya Fairey Swordfish Kit

  • Tamiya 1/48 scale assembly kit of the Fairey Swordfish Mk.II anti-submarine variant.
  • Length: 230.5mm, Width: 289mm
  • Distinguishing features such as metal lower wings, large oil cooler, and radar antenna array all accurately reproduced.
  • Realistic surface texture recreates fabric covering on metal frame structure.
  • Main wings can be modelled in the folded position.
  • Ultra-detailed cockpit interior.
  • Includes accessories such as anti-ship rockets, smoke floats, and extra fuel tank.
  • Includes three crew figures and 3 types of markings
  • Item.no: 61069 Fairey Swordfish Photo-Etched Bracing Wire Set is available separately for even more realistic rigging detail.

Deluxe Materials Plastic Magic Cement 40ml (AD83)

Plastic Magic Cement is a thin, liquid plastic cement with a 10-15 sec adjustment time & non-clog action. It is non-toxic, non-flammable, has minimal odour and almost zero emissions when compared to competitors.

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