Tamiya 1/48 Bristol Beaufighter Night Fighter MKVI WW2 Aircraft Kit 61064
Approximately 100 parts in black and clear with fine recessed panel lines. Twin radial engined, heavily armed fighter aircraft with a crew of two. Optional parts for radar equipped night fighter and rocket armed fighter-bomber, including different observer's clear blister. Interior detail includes cockpit, observer/gunners seat and instruments, fuselage rib and stringer detail. Cockpit detail includes instrument panel with decal for instrument faces, seat with seatbelt decal, control stick and side consoles. Detailed Bristol Hercules sleeve valve engines with poly bushing which allows props to spin and be added after the kit has been assembled and painted avoiding breakage. Detailed landing gear with enclosed wheel wells. One of the first radar equipped nightfighters used in the defense of Britain; ground attack and close air support; anti-shipping missions. 1670hp Bristol Hercules engines, 12 degree tailplane dihedral to improve stability.
Glue and paints are required