- Scheme 1: FL212 EV-W ‘Nulli Secundus’ 180 Squadron RAF Dunsfold 1943
- Scheme 2: FV923 SM-E Lasham 1943
In Royal Air Force service, the capable North American B-25C/D Mitchell tactical medium bomber was designated the Mitchell II, with the RAF being the only force to operate the type of raids into occupied Europe from bases in Britain. In the weeks following the D-Day landings, RAF Mitchells were sent to operate from advanced airfields in France, to provide support for advancing Allied ground units.
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WARNING Not suitable for children under 36 months. It contains small parts which can present a choking hazard. Please retain these details and the address for future reference. CAUTION Please remove all packaging before giving the toy to a child.
The Royal Air Force were long time admirers of this ‘Magnificent Medium’ and through the critical Lend-Lease programme, they were able to procure no fewer than 910 for the war effort. Used extensively on strategic bombing raids both before and after the D-Day landings, the Mitchell’s of the RAF were also sent to obliterate potential German V weapons sites in occupied Europe.
Technical Specification & Detail
|Dimensions||21 x 6.8 x 42.8|
|Number of Parts||165|
|Dimensions (mm)||L233 x W286|
Paintwork & Finish
Humbrol Enamel paints for the kit's primary decal scheme.