The Bristol Beaufighter was a versatile aircraft used by the Royal Air
Force for a number of roles during WWII. This kit may be assembled as
either a Mk.VI fighter version or a Mk.VI Coastal Command version. The
short nose, thick wings, and angled horizontal stabilizers are all
Nicknamed "The Wooden Wonder" due to its nearly all-wood construction,
the de Havilland Mosquito was initially conceived as a fast, unarmed
bomber and went on to serve in that and many other roles during WWII.
This kit depicts the NF Mk.II nightfighter and FB Mk.VI fighter-bomber
Originally designed as a carrier-borne attack aircraft, the Skyraider eventually had a distinguished career which spanned over thirty years. The A-1J variant which was introduced in 1956 equipped the U.S. Air Force, which employed it as an escort for search and rescue helicopters as well as in the n..
In 1944, as the U.S. began their long range strategic bombing campaign in earnest with heavily-armed B-17 and B-24 bombers, the Luftwaffe developed the specialized 'bomber-killer' R2 variant of the Fw190 A-8. The Focke-Wulf Fw190 was one of the Luftwaffe's best front-line fighters of WWII. Of all th..
Among the many variants of the Focke-Wulf Fw 190 that were produced
during WWII, the D-9 is one of the most recognized. It entered service
in September 1944 and was notable for its switch from the previous
radial engine to a liquid-cooled V-12 engine for even higher
performance. This kit acc..
In the latter half of WWII, the Luftwaffe Focke-Wulf Fw190 F series were the main aircraft used for air-to-ground assaults. The F-8, which entered the fray from the spring of 1944, was based on the A-8 aircraft and had the largest production numbers among the F series variants. The F-9 which had a s..
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 served alongside the Messerschmitt Bf 109 to
defend Germany from the mid stages of WWII to the end of the war. This
kit reproduces the A-3 variant of the Fw 190, which outclassed the RAF's
Spitfire Mk.V when it entered service. The aircraft's characteristic
A Heinkel He 111 was a bomber that was used by the German Luftwaffe during the Spanish Civil War and World War II and served on all fronts. It was the backbone of the German bomber fleet. The prototype first flew in February 1935 and was developed under the guise of a cargo plane to meet the require..
As the situation became more desperate for the German forces near the
end of WWII, a call was made for a new inexpensive jet fighter that
would be simple to produce and fly. In the amazingly short span of 3
months from drawing board to first flight of the prototype, Heinkel
produced the smal..
The He 219 was arguably the Luftwaffe's best nightfighter during WWII
and was notable for an extraordinary debut mission in June 1943 when a
prototype shot down five RAF Lancaster bombers. This kit depicts the
final production variant, the A-7, which was equipped with DB 603G
engines for imp..
The Ilyushin Il-2 Shuturmovik was the Russian military's main ground-attack aircraft during WWII. It was so important to the Russian war effort that Joseph Stalin personally intervened to ensure a high rate of its production. Over 36,000 examples were built by the end of the war, making it the most ..