Airfix Dogfight Doubles Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Messerschmitt BF109E Scale 1:48 A50160

Airfix Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb and Messerschmitt BF109E Dogfight Doubles Model Kits Scale 1:48

SKU: A50160
GTIN: 5014429501609
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Product Specifications
  • Brand: Airfix
  • MPN: A50160
  • Scale: 1/48
  • Type: Military Aircraft
  • Material: Plastic
  • Model: Spitfire
  • AGE: 8+
  • Colour: Multicoloured
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Product Features: Not Painted
  • Product Height: 26 cm
  • Product Length: 37.5 cm
  • Product Width: 6.5 cm
  • Sub Type: Kit
  • Product Theme: Militaria
  • Year Released: 2022
  • Weight: 0.629 Kg
Product Information

Between June 1940 and November 1942 the small but strategically important island of Malta, situated in the Mediterranean Sea, became the most heavily bombed place on earth when first Italian and then German bombers attempted to force the island to surrender.

Initially Malta’s only defending fighter aircraft were outdated Gloster Gladiators and then Hawker Hurricanes but at the height of the battle, cannon armed and tropicalized Spitfire Mk.Vbs were used to intercept the German Junkers Ju88 and Ju87 Stuka dive bombers which were escorted by Messerschmitt Bf109Es. It became a struggle that was in some ways similar to the Battle of Britain.

Eventually at the end of 1942, the war in North Africa had been won by the Allies so Malta was no longer of such important to the Axis powers and the bombing stopped allowing the starving civil population to be re-supplied by sea.

Includes Paints, Poly Cement & Brushes.

Pack Contents:

  • 1 x Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb Plastic Model Kit
  • 1 x Messerschmitt Bf109E-7 Plastic Model Kit
  • 10 x Acrylic Paints
  • 2 x Brushes
  • 2 x Poly Cement
  • Airfix Gift Sets are ideal for more advanced modellers and include glue, acrylic paints and brushes.

Model Specifications:

  • Messerschmitt Completed Dimensions: Length:18.3cm Wingspan: 20.5cm
  • Messerschmitt Piece Count: 107
  • Spitfire Completed Dimensions: Length: 19.5cm Wingspan: 23.2cm
  • Spitfire Piece Count: 151
  • Total Number of Pieces: 258
  • Model Scale: 1:48
  • Skill: 2/4
  • Flying Hours: 3

Packaging Dimensions: Length:37.5cm Height:26cm Width:6.5cm All measurements are approximates to the nearest 0.5cm

Safety Information: Suitable for ages 8+.All use of this product should be done under adult supervision.

Delivery Information

Free Delivery

FREE DELIVERY is available with this product for any orders shipped to UK addresses. This is our standard delivery service for which we use Royal Mail Tracked 48. Royal Mail aim to deliver by the third working day after shipping.

Next Day Delivery Available

NEXT DAY DELIVERY on this product for UK is £5.99. We use the Royal Mail Tracked 24 Postal Service for orders placed, using the Next Day option at checkout. We ship orders Monday-Friday, so an order placed on one of these days should arrive the following day. Orders placed on a Saturday or Sunday would be shipped on the following Monday to arrive the next day (Excluding bank holidays).

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