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1/48 Grand Slam Bomber Lancaster - Model Kit

Tamiya - Dambuster

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Description

Tamiya 1/48 Grand Slam Bomber Lancaster – Model Kit

The four-engined heavy bomber of the RAF, the Avro Lancaster, performed a variety of bombing operations and other roles during WWII. The B.I (Special) configuration of the aircraft, known as the “Grand Slam Bomber” was modified to carry the largest bomb made in war, the 22,000lb (9,979kg) “Grand Slam bomb”. The first time the Grand Slam bomb was used successfully was on March 14th of 1945, in the attack against the Bielefeld Viaduct in northern Germany. This viaduct was a vital railroad node connecting the Ruhr industrial zone with large cities such as Hanover.

Features:

  • Assembly plastic model kit based on the masterpiece bomber of the RAF, the Grand Slam Bomber (Lancaster BI Special 22000lb. Bomb).
  • It is impressive in both detail and size. Model overflows with detail from the intricate suspension to the tires that appear to deform under the weight of the aircraft.
  • Model comes to life with four micro-motors that allow the four propellers to really spin when the Grand Slam bomb is slid back.
  • One UM2 alkaline battery required (sold separately).
  • Battery positioned in bomb storage bay for easy access.
  • Four realistically recreated flight-crew figures, one ground-crew figure and two types of markings for aircraft of 617 Squadron top off this highly authentic recreation.

Specifications:

  • Scale: 1:48
  • Skill Level: 3
  • Model Length: –
  • Model Width: –
  • Model Height: –

Requires glue & paint for assembly (Modelling equipment sold separately)

Release date NZ
January 1st, 2017
Manufacturer code:
61504
Brand
Manufacturer
Scale
1/48
Product ID
26803731

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