Fairey Swordfish Mk I
      Fairey Swordfish Mk I

      Fairey Swordfish Mk I Aircraft Model

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      A 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of a Fairey Swordfish Mk I.

      FAA/Royal Navy Historic Flight, RNAS Yeovilton, 1990-2003.

      A biplane torpedo bomber, initially operated primarily as a fleet attack aircraft in the late 1930s.

      Includes a free display stand.

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 14.5cm (5.7") and a wingspan width of 19cm (7.5").

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      Fairey Swordfish Mk I Diecast Model

      Introducing our 1/72 scale diecast model aircraft of the Fairey Swordfish Mk I, representing the FAA/Royal Navy Historic Flight from RNAS Yeovilton, 1990-2003. This meticulously crafted plane model captures the essence of the biplane torpedo bomber, initially operated primarily as a fleet attack aircraft in the late 1930s. This aircraft model is perfect for enthusiasts and collectors alike, offering a remarkable tribute to a significant aircraft in military aviation history.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/72
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 14.5cm (5.7 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 19cm (7.5 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal & ABS Plastic
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      Nicknamed the "Stringbag," the Fairey Swordfish Mk I was a pivotal biplane torpedo bomber used by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy. First introduced in the mid-1930s, the Swordfish Mk I was renowned for its versatility and robustness, playing a crucial role in various naval battles during World War II, including the legendary attack on the Italian fleet at Taranto and the pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck.

      Variants of the Fairey Swordfish:

      • Swordfish Mk I: The initial production model equipped with a Bristol Pegasus engine, used for torpedo bombing, reconnaissance, and anti-submarine warfare.
      • Swordfish Mk II: Featured metal lower wings to carry rockets for enhanced anti-shipping capabilities.
      • Swordfish Mk III: Equipped with radar for improved night and all-weather operations, primarily used in anti-submarine roles.
      • Swordfish Mk IV: A training variant with dual controls and other modifications for pilot instruction.

      This aircraft model represents the historical significance of the Fairey Swordfish Mk I, renowned for its contributions during key naval battles. The Swordfish Mk I was instrumental in achieving strategic victories and demonstrating the effectiveness of carrier-based aviation. It set new standards for naval aircraft and significantly influenced maritime warfare tactics.

      Capture a piece of aviation history with this detailed Fairey Swordfish Mk I diecast model. Perfect for collectors and aviation enthusiasts, this model is a testament to the engineering marvels of military aircraft. Order now and add this iconic plane model to your collection!


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      David R19/02/2022

      Great model very thrilled with it

        mAC M10/04/2020
        Another incredible model.

        As with tge Lysander ... nothing but excellence in everything and I\m out to collect at least ALL of the U.K. WWII aircraft.

          Tommy Andrews29/10/2019
          Excellent Swordfish Model

          I am a huge fan of the Swordfish - This model is just what I was looking for. Highly recommend!!

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