Bristol Beaufighter Mk lf 1/32 Scale Plastic Model Kit Revell 0251

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The Bristol Type 156 Beaufighter is a multi-role aircraft developed during the Second World War by the Bristol Aeroplane Company in the UK. It was originally conceived as a heavy fighter variant of the Bristol Beaufort torpedo bomber. The Beaufighter proved to be an effective night fighter, which came into service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) during the Battle of Britain, its large size allowing it to carry heavy armament and early airborne interception radar without major performance penalties.
The Beaufighter was used in many roles; receiving the nicknames Rockbeau for its use as a rocket-armed ground attack aircraft and Torbeau as a torpedo bomber against Axis shipping, in which it replaced the Beaufort. In later operations, it served mainly as a maritime strike/ground attack aircraft, RAF Coastal Command having operated the largest number of Beaufighters amongst all other commands at one point. The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) also made extensive use of the type as an anti-shipping aircraft, such as during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea.
The Beaufighter saw extensive service during the war with the RAF, Fleet Air Arm, RAAF , Royal Canadian Air Force, USAAF, RNZAF), SAAF, and Polskie Siły Powietrzne (Free Polish Air Force

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NOTE: THIS MODEL IS COMPLETE, BUT HAS HAD THE ENGINE ASSEMBLIES GLUED TOGETHER. THERE IS NO OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORK UNDERTAKEN AND NO PAINT HAS BEEN APPLIED.T

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