There are two main contenders in 72nd: various Airfix boxings from their 1968 mould (as well as copies from Bilek and SK) and three different variants by MPM… by Richard Stacey on Aussie Modeller International. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Airfix Wiki is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. 1,408 4. Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items 1,408 4. « Reply #15 on: June 14, 2020, 08:53:30 PM » After that last post, someone on another forum posted a pic showing that I had applied the code letters the wrong way round on the starboard side. (Essential cookies are for: preferences, security, performance analytics and contextual advertising), https://tapatalk.com/groups/..irey-battle-t497764-s10.html. 259 By Ray Mehlberger MSRP: $12.00 at Charlie's Plastic Models.com My kit has a copyright date of 1968 and I paid S1.39 for mine back then. T2B . Having said that, many people - including Alan W Hall - didn't notice, I made one up years ago and (to use that much loved phrase) it looked like a Battle. Re: Airfix Fairey Battle, as it perhaps should have been! During the period at the start of the war when Poland was under attack, the Battle was used to fly reconnaissance missions over the German front line in the West. Its a good kit and faithful rendition of the drawings Fairey sent Airfix - its just they send the wrong drawings. Great Savings & Free Delivery / Collection on many items GLOBAL SHIPPING PROGRAM BUYERS. It was during one of these missions that a Fairey Battle of No. Silver Star. Home > Forum > Aircraft > AIRFIX 1:72nd FAIREY BATTLE - Airbrushed . Buy Airfix Fairey Battle and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! 88 Squadron shot down a Messerschmitt Bf 109, giving the Battle the honour of having achieved the first RAF kill of the war. The Fairey Battle-page contains all related products, articles, books, walkarounds and plastic scale modeling projects dedicated to this aircraft. 1645 posts. Recently re-released as A03032 it is still a reasonable kit. North American Aviation P-51D Mustang Starter Set (A50095), Northrop F-5A Freedom Fighter Starter Set (A50081), https://airfix.fandom.com/wiki/Fairey_Battle?oldid=4732. The Fairey Battle was a pre-war RAF light bomber. It was during one of these missions that a Fairey Battle of No. During the period at the start of the war when Poland was under attack, the Battle was used to fly reconnaissance missions over the German front line in the West. fluff75. Its a good kit and faithful rendition of the drawings Fairey sent Airfix - its just they send the wrong drawings. Buy Airfix Fairey Battle and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! There may also be extra information underneath the main catalogues description. It was many years ago that I first read of the exploits of the 12 Squadron Fairey Battles in attacking the bridges over the Albert Canal in Maastricht on May 12th 1940. Opened box! New decals make it quite attractive. Kit no. It's now 46 years since AIRFIX first issued this kit. SAIRFIX 1:72nd FAIREY BATTLE - Airbrushed . Complete and unstarted kit with decal and instruction. 1977 Fairey Battle . Airfix Catalogue description: This large single-engined bomber was the standard equipment of the R.A.F. 88 Squadron shot down a Messerschmitt Bf 109, giving the Battle the honour of having achieved the first RAF kill of the war. This topic is categorised under: Aircraft » Propeller » Fairey Battle. It was many years ago that I first read of the exploits of the 12 Squadron Fairey Battles in attacking the bridges over the Albert Canal in Maastricht on May 12th 1940. Airfix Fairey Battle 1/72 Scale Plastic Model Kit . in 1939. SAM did a feature on this in October 1986. Airfix model kit in scale 1:72, 03032 is a rebox released in 1986 | Contents, Previews, Reviews, History + Marketplace | Fairey Battle Hopelessly outclassed by WWII it was largely withdrawn from operational service after being decimated in France in 1940. Having said that, many people - including Alan W Hall - didn't notice, I made one up years ago and (to use that much loved phrase) it looked like a Battle. SAM did a feature on this in October 1986. Some parts are out of sprues. Post Feb 10, 2011 #22 2011-02-10T15:05. Add New Topic Add New Topic. Before you buy please take a close look at the actual pictures. None of our partner shops or mates has this currently for sale. fluff75. You can change your Cookie settings at any time. Fairey Battle [259] The description below is taken from the Airfix catalogue this kit was first seen in. The box has light damages due to its age. We use cookies to give you a great and free experience on our website. However, the phoney war period also saw the Battle suffer significant losses, and once the Battle of France commenced the losses became unacceptable.