Revell 04295 Lancaster B.III "Dambusters" Model Kit

Updated: Mar 16

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  • Model kit contain 224 pieces

  • Model kits are designed for children aged 10 years and upwards

  • Measures 29.5 cm in length and it has 42.8 cm span width

Product Description

Lancaster B.III "Dambusters" The Avro Lancaster was the most famous RAF heavy bomber of the 2nd World War andwent into service in 1942. More than 7,300 of these machines were built for RAF Bomber Command. One of the most important RAF targets was the destruction of the Ruhr dams that supplied important industrial installations with power. In order to accurately attack such robust targets as dams or barrages a rotating bomb was developed which was better known as the "bouncing bomb".

For this attack a special new unit was set up, 617 Squadron under the command of Wing Commander Guy Gibson. Code-named "Operation Chastise" this raid took place with 19 Lancaster bombers on the night of 16th to 17th May 1943. The first two dams - Möhne and Eder - were successfully destroyed, whereas the other two - Ennepe and Sorpe withstood the attack.

This is a Skill Level 5 kit

This is a plastic model kit that needs to be assembled and painted to complete. Glue and paint are not included (see recommendations below) and must be obtained separately.

Suitable for advanced model builders, experience in gluing and painting is required.

Rated for ages 10 and up.

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Model specification:

  • Scale: 1:72

  • Parts: 224

  • Length: 295 mm

  • Wingspan: 428 mm

Model details:

  • Middle section of fuselage to take the special bombs

  • Detailed bouncing bomb with rack

  • Detailed cockpit

  • Navigator & Radio areas

  • 2 rotating MG turrets

  • Glazed canopy options

  • Detailed Merlin engine

  • Detailed undercarriage

  • Movable propeller

Authentic representation of the following versions:

  • Avro Lancaster B.Mk.III (Special) No.617 Squadron, Royal Air Force, May 1943

Content of delivery: Model kit incl. building instruction sheet and decal.

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