We are excited to introduce the new and improved, second edition AVRO LANCASTER B Mk.I in 1/33 scale from FLY MODEL GOMIX.
The Lancster was the most succsessful WWII British heavy bomber. It was designed and built by Avro for the Royal Air Force. Equiped with four Rolls-Royce Merlins or ,in one version, Bristol Hercules engines it was first flown in 1941. In 1942 the "Lanc" entered the service and became the most famous WWII night bomber delivering 608,612 long tons of bombs in 156,000 sorties.
The Lancaster was characterized by its twin-finned tail and large "glasshouse" canopy. It was equipped with four turrets mounted in the nose, tail and mid-upper.
The model kit consists of twenty 12x16 1/2" sheets, 10 with colored cardboard parts. It has instructions in English.
The built model is 25" long, 7 1/8" high and has a 37" wing span.Pretty impressive!
Available for this model is a set of clear plastic canopies. Look for it in Accessories.