As a two-seater trainer, the Vampire T11 excelled. The side by side seating ensured both pilots had good visibility. The aircraft's inherent stability and docility also made it a relatively safe and effective platform for instruction...
In the aftermath of the Pearl Harbor Raid, America embarked on an audacious plan to strike at the very heart of the Japanese nation and post clear intentions of their resolve for ultimate victory. On 18th April 1942, sixteen B-25B Mitchell bombers lifted off the relatively short deck of USS Hornet a..
Production of the Tiger I began in August 1942 at the factory of Henschel und Sohn in Kassel, initially at a rate of 25 per month and peaking in April 1944 at 104 per month. 1,355 had been built by August 1944, when production ceased. Deployed Tiger I"s peaked at 671 on 1 July 1944. It took about tw..
The ultimate development of German tank technology during WWII, the Tiger II or King Tiger was a 68 ton beast which introduced the latest development of the feared 88mm anti-tank gun, which was capable of knocking out any Allied tank at ranges approaching 3km. First used during the Battle of Normand..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.Mould Tools made in 1971, pack illustration by Roy Cross, 1971. Enjoy the nostalgia with Airfix Vintage Classics.
The Panzer IV was the most widely man..
The Sd.Kfz.167 Sturmgeschutz IV was a development from an incredibly successful series of armoured mobile assault guns produced by the Germans during WWII, which were initially intended to provide fire support for infantry units coming across particularly stubborn areas of resistance during their ad..
One of the most famous tanks of the Second World War, the Panzer III was actually only available in relatively small numbers at the time of the German invasion of Poland, with around 180 tanks supplementing the more numerous, faster and lighter Panzer I and II tanks. Despite the popular misconceptio..
Considered by many to be the ultimate Spitfire, the F Mk.22 shared only a very passing resemblance to its early Spitfire ancestors. Equipped with a more powerful Griffon engine as well as a larger tail unit and cut-down rear fuselage, the F Mk.22 was the most powerful Spitfire to see service, as wel..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.Although usually associated with the Wehrmacht's feared "Lightning War" attacks at the beginning of WWII, the Ju87B Stuka was also a highly effective ma..
Quickbuild allows you to create a wide variety of iconic scale models. No paint or glue is required, the push together brick system results in in a realistic, scale model that is compatible with other plastic brick brands. Suitable as an introduction to modelling for any age of 6 and up, the pre col..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.As US bomber operations began to take place at airfields all over Southern England from the summer of 1942, the vehicles used in servicing their Liberat..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. (This set includes paints, brush & poly cement) Skill: 1 Flying Hours: 1 Number of Parts: 47 Dimensions (mm): L134 x W158The P40, in its various incarnations, served in the United States Army Air Force throughout the Sec..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.Arguably the most capable of Britain's Cold War V-Bombers, the Handley Page Victor is certainly one of the most distinctive jet bombers to ever see serv..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required. Skill: 3 Flying Hours: 3 Number of Parts: 142 Dimensions (mm): L273 x W400 Age Suitability: 8+Described by General Eisenhower as one of ..
As one of the most successful post war Soviet jet fighter designs, the MiG 17 was coveted by other Warsaw Pact nations, who were keen to upgrade their own airspace defensive capabilities. Poland was granted a licence to build the aircraft in 1955 and over the next five years, around 477 aircraft wer..
This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.The most powerful battleship in the world in 1941 when she sailed to raid Allied shipping in the North Atlantic with the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. Afte..
The Sturmpanzer IV is often referred to as the Brummbar, which roughly translates to grumbling or bad-tempered bear, but it is thought that this was an Allied reporting name for the vehicle and not one actually used by the Germans - they simply referred to the assault tank as a Stupa 43, a direct re..