Fairey Swordfish Mk1

Fairey Swordfish Mk1

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

Find this kit on eBay UKFind this kit on eBay UK.

Airfix Series (first appearance) 4
First Issued 2011
Catalogue Ref - 2011 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2012 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2013 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2014 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2015 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2016 Edition A04053
Catalogue Ref - 2017 Edition A04053A
Catalogue Ref - 2018 Edition A04053A
Catalogue Ref - 2019 Edition A04053A
Artist on Box Type 16 Adam Tooby


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Fairey Swordfish Mk1”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *