The Halifax was one of the most famous Royal Air Force bombers of the 2nd World War II. Over 6170 aircraft of all variants were built. It was mainly used by Bomber Command on bombing missions over Europe. Other Halifax's were used to drop secret agent's into enemy territory as well as undertaking long distance maritime missions over the Atlantic and the North Sea, during which they sank a total of 43 enemy ships. Their active service began in 1941 with the RAF's Bomber Command as the second large 4 engine bomber. Although many problems were encountered during its development and always being overshadowed by the Lancaster, the Halifax continued to become the most famous Allied bomber of the war. The Halifax Mk II was armed with eight Browning machine guns and could carry a 5900 kg bomb load. Model details: Finely structured surface details with recessed panel joints; Mk.I/II Wings; Detailed cockpit with seats and instrument panel; Interior details and partitioned radio compartment; Detailed bomb bay including pylons; 6 Bombs; Movable front and rear gun turret with finely detailed MG's; Mid-upper Gun Position can be fitted with either a Boulton Paul A or a Boulton C Turret; Detailed main undercarriage bay; Detailed undercarriage with intricate struts; RR Merlin engine nacelles; 3 different radiator grills; 3 different exhaust systems; Rotating propellers, with either three- or four blades; Separate wing rudders; 2 different types of tail-fin-antennas and masts; and Decals for a Halifax Mk II of Number 405 Squadron and a GR II of Number 58 Squadron. Paint colors needed: Matte Dark Green, Matte Dark Earth, Matte Tar Black, Matte Tank Gray, Matte Grayish Blue, Matte Greenish Gray, Matte White, Matte Yellow, Matte Ochre Brown, Matte Anthracite Gray, Matte Light Gray, Matte Olive Brown, Matte Sea Green, Metallic Steel, Matte Rust, Metallic Aluminum, Matte Carmin Red, Silky-Matte Black, Silky-Matte Fiery Red, and Silky-Matte Leaf Green.
|This plastic model kit requires plastic cement and paint for assembly, and they are sold separately.|Technical
|WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD! Small parts. Not intended for children under 3 years of age.|
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|Model length 12.3 inches, wingspan 16.4 inches.|
|Approximately 338 parts.|