Guillows #906 Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B - Balsa Flying Kit

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SKU: GUI0906
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Guillows #906 Hawker Typhoon Mk 1B - Balsa Flying Kit

Item Number: 906
Series: 900 - Easy to Build Scale Flying
WWII British Close Support Fighter

OVERVIEW
The Typhoon IB, known as the “Tiffy”, distinguished itself in the Battle of Normandy destroying 137 tanks and opening the way for the liberation of France and Belgium. No. 56 and 609 squadrons based at Duxford received their first Typhoons in 1941. In 1942 No. 609 squadron moved to Manston surpassed the Spitfires at intercepting Fw 190s. Typhoons destroyed the first two Me 210s over the British Isles. Maximum speed of 417 MPH at 20,000 feet was obtained in 7.6 minutes. Its true element was with eight 3” rockets and four 20mm cannon.

Wingspan: 18"
Scale: 1/28

REQUIRED TO ASSEMBLE
- Wood glue
- Dope for tissue application
- Tools