Hawker Typhoon 1B- Car Door 1/24 Scale KitThese early machines were somewhat rushed into service and it was discovered that a number of modifications would be desirable, if not totally essential. Perhaps the most noticeable difference from the later models were around the canopy area the first Typhoons were supplied with a forward opening car door style cockpit entry for the pilot which even included a wind down window. The pilot also had a transparent roof panel, which hinged open to the left and some machines had the addition of a rear-facing mirror, on the canopy frame.Some of the other options this new version will allow are:The new car door style canopy structureEarlier car door pilots seatAlternative main undercarriage wheelPneumatic tail wheelAlternate cannon fairings for the gunsDifferent internal frame structure500Ib Long Tail bombsLivery A: R7752 PR-G, Roland Beamont, 609 Squadron Manston 1943Livery B: RB781 SA-H 486 SquadronLivery C: EK270 EL-X 181 SquadronLivery D: JP671 XP-R 174 SquadronIn addition, this new version of the 1/24th scale Hawker Typhoon will give the modeller the option to construct his model with or without the main aerial in place, with a similar option for the pilot's optional rear-facing mirror.WARNING Not suitable for children under 36 months. It contains small parts which can present a choking hazard. Please retain these details and the address for future reference. CAUTION Please remove all packaging before giving the toy to a child.
Airfix Hawker Typhoon 1B Car Door 1:24 Military Aircraft Plastic Model Kit - B018G91QAE