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Airfix 1:72 Boulon Paul Defiant MK1 - Model Kit

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


Scale: 1:72

Skill Level: 1

Flying Hours: 1

Number of Parts: 70

Dimensions (mm): 150 X 166

Age Range: 8+

Requires glue & paint for assembly (Modelling equipment sold

Airfix is the oldest UK manufacturer of scale plastic model kits and has
been producing kits for the mass market since 1952. Airfix produces a wide
range of kits aimed at all types of scale modellers

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