Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.1 1:72

Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.1 1:72

$12.99

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Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.1 1:72

$12.99

Item Code: A02069

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The Boulton-Paul Defiant was the only ‘turret fighter’ to enter service with the RAF. The Defiant used the philosophy that a fighter aircraft, armed solely with a turret bristling with machine guns would be able to enter a bomber stream causing havoc and the turret would also enable it to defend itself from enemy fighters.

During its first few engagements during the Battle of Britain in 1940, enemy pilots were taken by surprise and the Defiant fared well but soon the Luftwaffe pilots worked out its weaknesses, especially the lack of forward firing guns and the Defiant was soon relegated to night fighting duties were it fared better.

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y Technical Specification & Detail

Scale 1:72
Skill 1
Flying Hours 1
Number of Parts 70
Dimensions (mm) L150 X W166
Age Suitability 8+

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sssss 5

Defiant indeed

Very nice addition to the range. Was very impressed by this kit.

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sssss 5

Very good kit

very good and precise kit of the Boulton Paul. I built the night fighter versión which looks very nice in black color.

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Excellent Kit

The fit of the parts and the detail on them is excellent with only a few join seams that need sanding. It has a few customisable options which is a nice touch. The decals are great quality and well detailed. I'd recommend it to intermediate modellers, to beginners I'd recommend the 'starter set' version which is equally good.

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Humbrol Enamel paints for the kit's primary decal scheme.

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