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Supermarine Walrus Amphibious Aircraft Models

Delve into our curated collection of diecast models of the Supermarine Walrus - Expertly Crafted, Historically Unique, and Collectible Aircraft Models.

The Supermarine Walrus was a British single-engine amphibious biplane reconnaissance aircraft, notable for its versatility and unique design. It was first flown in 1933 and primarily used by the Royal Navy. Designed by R.J. Mitchell, the creator of the legendary Spitfire, the Walrus was operated from warships for reconnaissance, rescue, and observation missions.

Equipped with a pusher propeller and a hull allowing for water landings, the Walrus was one of the few aircraft of its time capable of landing on both water and land. Key roles included maritime reconnaissance, air-sea rescue, and artillery spotting. The aircraft saw action in World War II, notably in the Battle of the Atlantic and the Mediterranean theater. The Supermarine Walrus's multifaceted operational history, its distinctive design as an amphibious aircraft, and its contributions during WWII make it a fascinating subject for military aviation enthusiasts and model collectors, especially those interested in naval aviation and unique aircraft designs.