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.
Sleek rubber powered models of WWII fighters for indoor or outdoor flying. Built light, they are great flyers with ample wing areas and effective rubber motor/propeller combinations. Kits contain top quality balsa, plastic nose cowls, canopies and decals.
Quality scale balsa model aeroplane kits. These model construction kits have scale realism for the super detail fan and light weight for those who build and fly. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an aeroplane widely known for deeds in wartime or present day popularity.
- Scale is 1:28, Wingspan is 18in