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Airfix Civilian Ships


Airfix - R.M.S. Titanic 1:700 (A50164)

Airfix - R.M.S. Titanic - 1:700 (A50164)

 

This model of the famous and tragically doomed Titanic comes in pre-coloured plastic making it suitable for beginners as well as advanced modellers of all ages. Built by Harland and Wolff in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and launched on May 31st 1911, the Royal Mail Steam Ship 'Titanic' was one of three Olympic-class passenger ships built for the White Star line.

The largest and most luxuriant passenger ship ever built at the time, Titanic sailed on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York on 10 April 1912, and what was seen as a trumph of man-made engineering was to end in tradedy and disaster at the hands of nature. Paint Scheme - R.M.S Titanic, 1914. Contents: 10 x Acrylic Paints, 2 x Brushes, 1 x Poly Cement, R.M.S Titanic

(This Gift set includes paints, brushes and glue)

Model Scale; 1:700Dimensions (mm); L385 W43
Number of Parts: 141Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 2Flying Hours: 3
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Airfix - RMS Mauretania - 1:600 (A04207)

Airfix - RMS Mauretania - 1:600 (A04207)

 

RMS Mauretania was an ocean liner designed by Leonard Peskett and built by Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson at Wallsend, Tyne and Wear for the British Cunard Line. She was launched on 20th September 1907. At the time, she was the largest and fastest ship in the world until the launch of the RMS Olympic. After capturing the Blue Riband for the fastest transatlantic crossing during her 1909 inaugural season, Mauretania held the speed record for twenty-two years.
 

Model Scale; 1:600Dimensions (mm); L400 x W44
Number of Parts: 139Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 2

Paints required but not included: 10, 16, 19, 21, 22, 70, 71

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix - RMS Queen Elizabeth - 1:600 (A06201)

Airfix - RMS Queen Elizabeth - 1:600 (A06201)

 

RMS Queen Elizabeth was an ocean liner operated by the Cunard Line. With her running mate Queen Mary, she provided luxury liner service between Southampton, UK and New York, USA via Cherbourg, France. She was also contracted for over twenty years to carry the Royal Mail as the second half of the two ships’ weekly express service.

 

Model Scale; 1:600Dimensions (mm); L524 x W80
Number of Parts: 131Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 2

Paints required but not included: 10, 16, 19, 21, 22, 27, 63, 70, 71

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix Military Ships


Airfix - HMS Daring Type 45 Destroyer - 1:350 (A12203)

Airfix - HMS Daring Type 45 Destroyer - 1:350 (A12203)

 

The Royal Navy's new destroyer, the Type 45 has the most distinctive design. Her sleekly designed straight edges and superstructure free from clutter is designed to give the ship a low radar cross section – commonly called stealth features. This is reported to give her a radar signal no larger than a fishing boat.

Decals included for HMS Daring, HMS Dauntless, HMS Diamond, HMS Dragon, HMS Defender and HMS Duncan

Model Scale; 1:350Dimensions (mm); L436 x W60
Number of Parts: 203Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 5

Paints required but not included: 27, 33, 34, 70, 54, 165, 127

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Airfix - HMS Daring Type 45 Destroyer Gift Set - 1:350 (A50132)

Airfix - HMS Daring Type 45 Destroyer Gift Set - 1:350 (A50132)

 

HMS Daring, the Type 45 air defence destroyer was the first of the Type 45s to fly the white ensign since she was formally accepted by the Royal Navy on 10th December 2008. The Type 45 represents a significant increase in the air defence capability of the Royal Navy in comparison to the class she and her sister-ships are replacing. She is also used in a variety of other roles.

(This Gift set includes paints, brushes and glue)

Model Scale; 1:350Dimensions (mm); L436 x W60
Number of Parts: 203Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 4
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Airfix - Model Kit - HMS Illustrious - A50059

Airfix - HMS Illustrious Gift Set - 1:350 (A50059)

 

Illustrious is an impressive 209m long, with a beam of 36m and a displacement of 22,000 tonnes. She has 1400 compartments and 15 lifts, and is powered by 4 Gas Turbines Olympus engines (a marinised version of Concorde`s), giving her a top speed in excess of 30 knots. She has a full complement of over 1000 people, and can opate with a range of both rotary and fixed wing aircraft from the Harrier GR9 to troop- carrying Chinooks. This collection comes with extra unique information supplied exclusively by the Royal Navy.

(This Gift set includes paints, brushes and glue)

Model Scale; 1:350Dimensions (mm); L603 W104
Number of Parts: 276Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 4
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Airfix Model Kit - HMS Belfast - A50069

Airfix - HMS Belfast - 1:600 (A50069)

 

HMS Belfast is an ex-Royal Navy Town-class cruiser and now a museum ship operated by the Imperial War Museum. In June 1944 she took part in Operation Neptune, the naval assault on D Day in support of Operation Overlord

(This Gift set includes paints, brushes and glue)

Model Scale; 1:600Dimensions (mm); L311 x W35
Number of Parts: 250Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 3
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Airfix - HMS Belfast - 1:600 (A04212)

Airfix - HMS Belfast - 1:600 (A04212)

 

HMS Belfast saw action at the Battle of the North Cape in World War II, as well as protecting the Arctic convoys and taking a major role during the D-Day landings. After being refitted and seeing action in other conflicts, she is now preserved and anchored in the River Thames near Tower Bridge in London.

Model Scale; 1:600Dimensions (mm); L311 W35
Number of Parts: 250Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 1

Paints required but not included: 11, 27, 30, 33, 34, 55, 64, 70, 71, 96

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Airfix Model Kit - Bismarck (A04204)

Airfix - Bismarck - 1:600 (A04204)

 

The most powerful battleship in the world in 1941 when she sailed to raid Allied shipping in the North Atlantic with the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen. After being spotted by the Royal Navy she was shadowed and then engaged. In this engagement the Bismarck sank HMS Hood. She was then damaged by at least one torpedo from attacking Swordfish, slowing her down. She was eventually sunk by torpedoes fired from Royal Naval ships with the loss of almost 1,900 crew.

A) - March/May 1941

B) - May 1941

Model Scale; 1:600Dimensions (mm); L620 W327
Number of Parts: 170Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 2

Paints required but not included: (A, B) 24, 27, 31, 33, 34, 55, 56, 60, 64, 65, 71, 73, 123

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Airfix - RAF Rescue Launch 1:72 (A05281)

Airfix - RAF Rescue Launch - 1:72 (A05281)

 

The 63 foot long Type 2 High Speed Launch, known as the Whaleback from the distinctive curve to its deck, was a high speed launch class ship used in air-sea rescue to save Allied aircrew from the sea after they were shot down during the Second World War. Many owed their lives to the crews of these boats sent out to rescue them.
Initially based around the south-eastern coast of Britain, known as "Hellfire Corner". The RAF Air Sea Rescue Service motto was "The sea shall not have them". 

Model Scale; 1:72Dimensions (mm); L266mm x W70mm
Number of Parts: 155Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 2

Paints required but not included: 19, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34, 70, 53, 54

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix - German S Boat - 1:72 (A10280)

Airfix - German S Boat - 1:72 (A10280)

 

S-boats, know as 'E Boats' by the British, were often used to patrol the Baltic Sea and the English Channel in order to intercept shipping heading for the English ports in the south and east. As such, they were up against Royal Navy and Royal Canadian Navy contingents leading up to D-Day of Motor Gun Boats (MGBs), Motor Torpedo Boats (MTBs), Motor Launches, frigates and destroyers. 

Model Scale; 1:72Dimensions (mm); L448mm x W70mm
Number of Parts: 290Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 4

Paints required but not included: 3, 16, 19, 27, 33, 34, 53, 64, 74

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix - Das Boot U-Boat Type VIIC Starter Set 1:400 (A55113)

Airfix - Das Boot U-Boat Type VIIC Starter Set 1:400 (A55113)

 

It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the Battle of the Atlantic, seeking to harass and destroy British shipping. With better Royal Navy Destroyer Class escorts, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. "Das Boot" is the story of one such U-Boat and its crew.

(This Gift set includes paints, brushes and glue)

Model Scale; 1:400Dimensions (mm); L178 x W116
Number of Parts: 75Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 1Flying Hours: 1

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix - Higgins LCVP - 1:72 (A02340)

Airfix - Higgins LCVP - 1:72 (A02340)

 

The Landing Craft, Vehicle, Personnel (LCVP) or Higgins boat was used extensively in amphibious landings in World War II. The craft was designed by Andrew Higgins of Louisiana, United States, based on boats made for operating in swamps and marshes. More than 20,000 were built by Higgins Industries and licensees.

Model Scale; 1:72Dimensions (mm); L145 x W55
Number of Parts: 47Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 2Flying Hours: 1

Paints Required but not included: 33, 34, 70, 96, 32

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix - LCM & Sherman - 1:76 (A03301)

Airfix - LCM & Sherman - 1:76 (A03301)

  

The Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM) or Landing Craft Mechanical was a landing craft designed for carrying vehicles. They came to prominence when they were used to land troops or tanks during Allied amphibious assaults.

Model Scale; 1:76Dimensions (mm); L194 x W75 & L55 x W75
Number of Parts: 88Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 2Flying Hours: 1

Paints Required but not included: 11, 33, 34, 53, 54, 61, 64, 72, 86, 113, 155

Manufacturers Age Restriction: 8 Years+

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Airfix Sailing Ship Ships


Airfix - Cutty Sark - (A55103)

Airfix - Cutty Sark - (A55103)

 

The famous tea clipper is available here in miniature form to make a great start to tall ship modelling. To see the real thing go to Greenwich, London where it re-opens in 2012.

(This set also includes 4 Humbrol Acrylic Paints, Poly Cements Glue and Paint Brush.


Model Scale; N/ADimensions (mm); L110
Number of Parts: 22Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 1Flying Hours: 1
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Airfix - Mary Rose Starter Set - 1:400 (A55114)

Airfix - Mary Rose Starter Set - 1:400 (A55114)

 

The Mary Rose was a carrack-type warship of the English Tudor navy of King Henry VIII. After serving for 33 years in several wars against France, Scotland and Brittany she saw her last action on 19th July 1545. While leading the attack on the galleys of a French invasion fleet, she sank in the Solent. She now resides in a superb new exhibition site in Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard. Paint Scheme - Mary Rose

Contents:

Set includes glue, brush and four acrylic paints - all that is needed to complete a fabulous first kit!

(This gift set includes paints, brush and glue)

Model Scale; 1:400Dimensions (mm); L164 W69
Number of Parts: 29Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 1Flying Hours: 1
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Airfix Model Kit - Golden Hind - A50046

Airfix - Golden Hind Gift set - 1:72 (A50046)

 

The Golden Hind was an English galleon best known for its global circumnavigation between 1577 and 1580, captained by Sir Francis Drake, who on his return with a haul of Spanish gold and other treasures was knighted by Queen Elizabeth.

Model Scale; 1:72Dimensions (mm); L360 W87
Number of Parts: 109Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 3

 

This set also includes 8 Humbrol Acrylic Paints, 2 X Poly Cements Glue and Paint Brushes.

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Airfix Model Kit - HMS Victory - A50049

Airfix - HMS Victory Gift Set - 1:180 (A50049)

 

HMS Victory was Admiral Nelson's flagship at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and the ship where he lost his life, bringing him and the vessel immortality. She still serves as a Royal Navy ship and is in permanent dry dock at Portsmouth.

 

Model Scale; 1:180Dimensions (mm); L383 W88
Number of Parts: 353Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 3

 

This set also includes 8 Humbrol Acrylic Paints, 2 X Poly Cements Glue and Paint Brushes.

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Airfix - WASA Gift Set - 1:144 (A50044)

Airfix - WASA Gift Set - 1:144 (A50044)

 

The Wasa (Vasa) sank within one nautical mile of the start of her maiden voyage in 1628 before she even left the Stockholm archipelago. She was raised in 1961 and is permanent display in the city.

 

Model Scale; 1:144Dimensions (mm); L383 W88
Number of Parts: 353Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 3

 

This set also includes 12 Humbrol Acrylic Paints, 2 X Poly Cements Glue (not precision poly as pictured) and Paint Brushes. (Requires Painting)

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Airfix - Cutty Sark Gift Set - 1:130 (A50045)

Airfix - Cutty Sark Gift Set - 1:130 (A50045)

 

The Cutty Sark, built in Dumbarton is the best known of all the clippers and in her hey-day was the fastest of them all. She could carry 32,000 square feet of sail giving her a maximum speed of over 17 knots. Employed in the tea trade, she was used to speed the new seasons crop from China to London where the crews hoped to gain the prestige of being the first back. Since 1957 she has been in dry-dock in Greenwich, London, attracting visitors from all around the world. This much loved ship was almost destroyed by fire on May 21st 2007.

 

Model Scale; 1:130Dimensions (mm); L520 x W140
Number of Parts: 220Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level: 3Flying Hours: 4

 

This set also includes 8 Humbrol Acrylic Paints, Poly Cements Glue (not precision poly as pictured) and Paint Brushes. (Requires Painting)

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Airfix Model Kit - HMS Victory 1765 - A09252

Airfix - HMS Victory 1765 - 1:180 (A09252)

 

Launched on May 7th 1765, HMS Victory gained its fame by becoming Admiral Nelson flagship during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. The victory at this battle ended Napoleons bid for mastery of the sea, but cost Admiral Nelson his life. She had previously taken part in many other major actions against the Spanish and French fleets, and is now the oldest serving Royal Naval ship stil in service, being the flagship of the Portsmouth Command. After being restored to the same condition and appearance as she was at Trafalgar, she can now be seen in all her glory at her home in Portsmouth by visitors from all over the world.

 

Model Scale; 1:180Dimensions (mm); L383
Number of Parts: 353Requires Painting: Yes
Skill Level 3Flying Hours 4

Paints Required but not included: 10, 12, 14, 16, 19, 22, 33, 71, 74

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Airfix Model Kit - Cutty Sark 1869 - A09253

Airfix - Cutty Sark 1869 - 1:130 (A09253)

 

A "cutty sark" is a short chemise. It comes from a poem by Robbie Burns, Tam O'Shanter, when Tam, a young lad sees some witches dancing in the wood, ne of whom is wearing a very revealing Cutty Sark. The Cutty Sark, built in Dumbarton is the best known of all the clippers and in her hey-day was the fastest of them all. She could carry 32,000 square feet of sail giving her a maximum speed of over 17 knots. Employed in the tea trade, she was used to speed the new seasons crop from China to London where the crews hoped to gain the prestige of being the first back. Since 1957 she has been in dry-dock in Greenwich, London, attracting visitors from all around the world. This much loved ship was almost destroyed by fire on May 21st 2007.

 

Model Scale; 1:130Dimensions (mm); L520 W140
Number of Parts: 220 
Skill Level: 4Flying Hours: 4

Paints Required but not included: 10, 12, 16, 22, 33, 63, 103

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