Series 4 - 1:72 Scale Fairey Swordfish Mk1


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Fairey Swordfish Mk1
[A04053]

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The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. There may also be extra information underneath the main description.

Airfix Catalogue description:

The Fairey Swordfish, the legendary 'Stringbag', was a Torpedo, Spotter, Reconnaissance biplane dive-bomber which went into service with the Fleet Air Arm pre-war in 1936. Initially, Swordfish operated from the large fleet carriers. Later Swordfish operated from escort carriers, and were very effective against U-boats. The nickname Stringbag indicated the versatility of the Swordfish, which could carry an unlikely combination of loads, but also referred to its jungle of bracing wires, which belonged to a past age. The Swordfish remained operational until the end of the war, gaining the distinction of being the last biplane to see active service. Kit contains folding wing option


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Airfix Catalogue information:
Series: 4
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition: A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition: A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition: A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2014 Edition: A04053



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