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Blenheim Mk. I/If

RAF 7  £2.00 

Used in large numbers, it equipped 30 bomber & 20 fighter squadrons. It also pioneered night fighting using A.I. radar.

 

Speed :- 260 mph

Climb :- 1,500 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 22,000 feet

Range :- 1,125 miles

Armament :- 2x .303 MG (b)

+4x .303 MG (f)

up to 1000lb bombs

British ww2 aircraft

Top surface - Dark green, Dark earth.

Undersides -Sky (fighter)

Black (bomber)

Codes -Medium sea grey

Night fighter -black overall

Blenheim Mk. IV

RAF 8  £2.00 

 

Replacing the MK.I in Europe, Middle & Far East. Used by Bomber Command until 1942.

Speed :- 266 mph

Climb :- 1,500 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 22,000 feet

Range :- 1,460 miles

Armament :- 2x .303 MG (b)

+4x .303 MG (f)

up to 1000lb bombs

British ww2 aircraft

Top surface - Dark green, Dark earth.

Undersides -Sky

Codes -Medium sea grey

Bristol Beaufort

RAF 9  £2.00 

A widely used maritime aircraft. Britain's standard torpedo -bomber from 1940-1943. Australia used 700 Beaufort's in the Pacific theatre.

Note. File off torpedo for bomber version.

Speed :- 265 mph

Climb :- 1,450 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 16,500 feet

Range :- 1,035 miles

Armament :- 3x .303 MG

1x 18" torpedo

up to 1500lb bombs

 

Top surface - Dark green, Dark earth.

Undersides -Black

Codes -Medium sea grey

Australian a/c foliage green, underside sky blue

Beaufighter If/Ic

RAF 10  £2.00 

 

The Beaufighter was developed from the Beaufort. It entered service in September 1940. Available as a heavily armed night-fighter (If) or long range escort (Ic). The MK. Ic. was used by Coastal Command.

 

Speed :- 321 mph

Climb :- 1,960 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 26,500 feet

Range :- 1,170 miles

Armament :- 6x .303 MG

4x 20mm cannon

British ww2 aircraft

Top surface - Dark green, Dark earth.

Undersides -Sky (fighter)

Spinners -Black

Codes -Medium sea grey

Collector rings -bronze

Night fighter -black overall

Beaufighter TF X

RAF 11  £2.00 

The TF X entered service in 1943 & 2,205 were supplied to Coastal Command. It proved a formidable anti-shipping/strike aircraft. The "thimble nose" carried AI Mk. VIII radar. Australia was supplied with 62 for use in the Pacific.

Speed :- 303 mph

Climb :- 1,430 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 15,000 feet

Range :- 1,470 miles

Armament :- 1x .303 MG &

4x 20mm cannon plus

1x 18" torpedo

or 8x 60 lb rockets.

 

Top surface - Extra dark sea gray.

Undersides -Sky (fighter)

Codes -sky or dull red

Collector rings -bronze

Torpedo -natural metal, black head

Fleet Air Arm

Fairey Fulmar

FAA 3  £1.30 

 

The Fleet Air Arm's first 8 gun fighter. Used for fleet defence over the hard fought Malta convoy's of 1942.

Speed :- 246 mph

Climb :- 1,000 feet per minute

Ceiling :- 16,000 feet

Range :- 650 nautical miles

Armament :- 8x .303 MG

Fleet airarm 

Top surface - Extra dark sea gray, dark slate grey. Undersides -sky

Codes -usually white

Spinner -black

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