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|Category||:||Aircraft Scale Modelling|
|Subcategory||:||Aircraft Scale Modelling|
|Scale||:||1 : 48|
|Availability||:||only 1 remaining|
This product was added to our database on Thursday 2 November 2006.
Category Aircraft Scale Modelling, Subcategory Aircraft Scale Modelling, Scale 1 : 48, ISBN/Box SH48069, Publisher/Brand Special Hobby
In the latter part of WW2, the British Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm took into service the Barracuda Mk.II naval bomber. The bombers’ capabilities were limited, due to inadequate engine performance. Therefore, Fairey designed an upgraded version with the more powerful Rolls Royce Griffon engine and new wings. This version, designated the Mk.5, came into service after the end of WW2 and it was produced only in limited numbers. The kit consists of some plastic parts from the older SH48027 Barracuda Mk.II. But contains new injected wings, nose sections and tail planes. Also new are some resin parts, of which the kit contains already an huge amount! Also the photo-etched fret is large. As a result, the kit deserves its Hi-Tech designation! Decals are provided for two machines. The first one is finished in aluminum overall, the second one has camouflage applied