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Revell Avro Lancaster DAMBUSTERS Model Kit 1:72

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4.5 Stars(21)
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Product description

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 wasdeveloped 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 andSorpe withstood the attack.

  • Middle section of fuselage to take the special bombs
  • Detailed bouncing bomb with rack
  • Surface details with recessed panel lines
  • Detailed cockpit with instrument panel and side panels
  • Places for navigator and radio operator
  • 2 rotating MG turrets
  • Glazed canopy with different versions
  • Detailed Merlin engine
  • Main undercarriage bay with separate side struts
  • Detailed main undercarriage
  • Movable propeller
  • 2 different propeller blades
  • Decals for 2 RAF versions
  • Colors: 8 15 48 68 82 91
  • Scale: 1:72
  • No. of parts: 224
  • Length: 295 mm
  • Wingspan: 428 mm
  • Skill Level: 5
  • Type description: Bomber
  • Year: 1942
  • Origin: GB
  • Engine capacity: 4 x 1208 kW
  • Speed: 426 kmh

Revell Avro Lancaster DAMBUSTERS

Product code: 5714811000

Reviews (21)

4.5 Stars4.7 / 5
Revell Avro Lancaster DAMBUSTERS Model Kit 1:72 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 21.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic kit I built a model Lancaster as a kid but never painted it up.I always wanted a re-match and this time to do it properly .The Revell kit fits the bill nicely coming in at slightly cheaper than Airfix and waaaay cheaper than Tamiya ,without compromising quality.Revell has their own brand paint-line,so matching colours is a breeze.(no harm intended to Airfix,the price difference is negligible, but I've had some really nice Revell kits).All in all I'm very pleased with the kit and I got it just in time before the C-19 lock-down!
Date published: 2020-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great detailed kit Great kit, firstly the instructions are very simple to follow the decals are suitable, I did find it quite frustrating with the numbering of the dories but apart from that it’s a great kit for the price
Date published: 2020-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lancaster bomber A really good kit even though its a level 5 it's not that hard
Date published: 2020-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good kit Lovely 1:72 Lancaster kit great price good kit if you like the Lancaster kit from revell nice stocking filler for Xmas as a gift
Date published: 2019-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic My partner loves making model airplanes and this is keeping him occupied
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent model Good model. Excellent engraved surface detail with panel lines and rivets. The wing dihedral isn't quite right but it's not a game breaker for me.
Date published: 2019-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Was the perfect gift , was very pleased , the results looked really great
Date published: 2019-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Revell Dam Busters Lancaster Bought this to go alongside the other Revell Lancaster I have. Good price. It will be next but one to be made.
Date published: 2019-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Avro lancaster dambusters I was glad hobbycraft does this selection of hobbies. Im even more happy that i mange to perchase this perticualer kit. Now i can crack on with this model to make a diorama for my dad who suffers with alziemers and build him his favorite movie. I am ever so greatful for this thank you
Date published: 2019-03-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excelent price for a high quality Kit Revell kits have excelled themselves with this version of this famous aircraft. the detail is good and the kit goes together very well with no remedial work needed. the end product is certainly a good representation of the real thing. The only warning I would mention is that because this kit is so well detailed, the main undercarriage is quite fragile and needs to be assembled carefully as the joints are very small so do not have a lot of strength in them., I would not recommend it for a beginner as this area does require some patience and care especially with the moving parts such as the propellers wheels and turrets. Excellent model all round
Date published: 2019-01-21
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