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Supermarine Walrus Mk II

Your Price: $9.95
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Part Number:RMX4391
  • Manufacturer::Revell Germany
  • Scale::1:72
  • Skill Level::3
  • Weight::NA
  • Made In::NA
Pieces: NA
Scale: 1:72
Plastic model kit.
Requires assembly & painting
Glue & paint not included

- Structural details on surface
- 3 crewman figures
- Detailed Bristol Pegasus radial engine
- Movable propeller
- 2 MG mounts
- Undercarriage can be built extended or retracted
- Decals for one Royal Navy and one French version

The Supermarine Walrus was a single-engined amphibious biplane that was used by the Royal Navy from the mid 1930s. The Walrus was of robust   construction to enable it to withstand both catapult take-offs and potential rough seas around the mother ship. This type was also used on aircraft carriers and was unique in that it was the first amphibious biplane with a retractable undercarriage. Its main task with the Royal Navy was sea reconnaissance, but it could also be used for air/sea rescue and liaison purposes. Many crews that had been shot down owed their lives to the Walrus.  

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