1/48 Bristol Beaufighter VI 61053

1/48 Bristol Beaufighter VI 61053

Brand: Bill and Walt's

This is a 1/48 Plastic WWII Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI Airplane from Tamiya.It was one of the first radar equipped nightfighters used in the defense of Britain; used in ground attack and close air support and anti-shipping missions.FEATURES: Twin radial engined, heavily armed fighter aircraft with a crew of two.Highly d ...Read more

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Description

This is a 1/48 Plastic WWII Bristol Beaufighter Mk.VI Airplane from Tamiya.

It was one of the first radar equipped nightfighters used in the defense of Britain; used in ground attack and close air support and anti-shipping missions.

FEATURES: Twin radial engined, heavily armed fighter aircraft with a crew of two.
Highly detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Markings included for 3 different aircraft.
Approximately 100 parts in light grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines.
Optional parts for radar equipped night fighter and rocket armed fighter-bomber including different observer's clear blister.
Interior detail includes cockpit, observer/gunners seat and instruments, fuselage rib and stringer detail.
Cockpit detail includes instrument panel with decal for instrument faces, seat with seatbelt decal, control stick and side consoles.
Detailed Bristol Hercules sleeve valve engines with poly bushing which allows props to spin and be added after the kit has been assembled and painted avoiding breakage.
Detailed landing gear with enclosed wheel wells.
1670hp Bristol Hercules engines, 12 degree tailplane dihedral to improve stability.

MARKING OPTIONS:  Single sheet of InvisaClear decals contains aircraft code letters, serial numbers, national insignia, stencils, cockpit instruments, and seat belts.  Invisa-Clear decals by Superscale are made using a special process which ensures that a minimum amount of clear film surrounds the coloured part of the decal.  Three aircraft:
1: A/C No. T9068, Code "o V", 272 Squadron, Malta, 1942.
Upper Surfaces: Dk Earth/Mid Stone Camouflage Striping.
Lower Surfaces: Azure Blue.
2: A/C No. V8748, Code "ZJ o R", 96 Squadron, Scotland, 1943.
Upper Surfaces: Dk Green/Medium Sea Grey camoflage striping
Lower Surfaces: Medium Sea Grey.
3: A/C No. X8023, Code "I o BQ", 600 Squadron (nightfighter).
Overall: Night Black.
Additional paints Required:
Flat Colors: Black, White, Yellow, Green, Copper, Brown, Flesh, Medium Blue, Sky Grey, Sky, Khaki, Field Blue, and Earth.
Gloss Colors: Red, Gun Metal, Silver, Purple, Clear Green, and Clear Red.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

SPECS: Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 14-1/2"
Fuselage Length: 10-1/2"

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