Airfix Tiger I 'Mid Version' Tank Model Kit (Scale 1:35)

SKU: HA1359
GTIN: 5055286662232
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Product Specifications
  • Brand: Airfix
  • MPN: A1359
  • Scale: 1/35
  • Type: Tank
  • Model: Tiger I
  • AGE: 14+
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Product Length: 24.1 cm
  • Product Width: 10.2 cm
  • Sub Type: Kit
  • Weight: 0.74 Kg
Product Information

A 1:35 scale model kit of the Tiger I 'Mid Version' Tank from Airfix.

The Tiger I was a German heavy tank of World War II deployed from 1942 in Africa and Europe, usually in independent heavy tank battalions. Its final designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger Ausf. E often shortened to Tiger. The Tiger I gave the Wehrmacht its first armoured fighting vehicle that mounted the 8.8 cm KwK 36 gun. 1,347 were built between August 1942 and August 1944.

It carried a crew of 5 (driver, radio operator, gunner, commander and loader), and was powered by a water-cooled V-12 engine, taking to speeds up to 28 m.p.h. (45 k.m.p.h.), and alonng with its feared main weapon carried two 7.92mm MG-34 machine guns, used in close combat situations.

While the Tiger I has been called an outstanding design for its time, it was arguably over-engineered using expensive materials and labour-intensive production methods. The Tiger was prone to certain types of track failures and breakdowns, and was limited in range by its high fuel consumption. It was expensive to maintain, but generally mechanically reliable.  Also being difficult to transport, and vulnerable to immobilisation when mud, ice, and snow froze between its overlapping and interleaved Schachtellaufwerk-pattern road wheels, often jamming them solid, made the effectiveness of this fearsome weapon less potent. This was a problem on the Eastern Front in the muddy spring season and during periods of extreme cold.

Model Specification:

  • Scale: 1:35
  • Model Length: 241mm
  • Model Width: 102mm
  • Skill: 3
  • Flying Hours: 3

PAINTS AND CEMENT NOT INCLUDED.

Packaging Dimensions: Length: 41 cm Height: 26 cm Width: 9 cm All measurements are approximates to the nearest 0.5cm

WARNING: Not suitable for children under 36 months. It contains small parts which can present a choking hazard.

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