Revell 1/32 Scale – Junkers JU 87b Stuka

  • Wingspan: 47.2mm
  • Length: 35.1mm
  • Build Time: 40 hours
  • manufacturer: Revell
  • original release: 1969
  • Scale: 1:32

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka

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The Junkers Ju 87 or Stuka (from Sturzkampfflugzeug, “dive bomber”) was a German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft. Designed by Hermann Pohlmann, it first flew in 1935. The Ju 87 made its combat debut in 1937 with the Luftwaffe’s Condor Legion during the Spanish Civil War. It served the Axis forces in World War II.

Junkers JU 87 b Stuka

The Ju 87 B series was to be the first mass-produced variant. A total of six pre-production Ju 87 B were produced, built from Ju 87 airframes. The first production version was the Ju 87 B-1, with a considerably larger engine, completely redesigned fuselage and landing gear.

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1977 Vintage Airfix Golden Hind- 1/72 Scale

  • Number of Parts: 109
  • Scale: 1/72
  • Length: 360mm
  • Year of production: 1977
  • Manufacturer: Airfix
  • Build time: 75+ hours
  • Painting Time: 20+ hours

Airfix Golden Hind- 1/72

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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.

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The Hind was a well armed and nimble galleon, she was orginally commissioned as The Pelican and built in Deptford, London, where she was launched in 1577.Lightbox gallery click an image

She was the flagship of an expedition to explore the regions beyond South America commanded by Drake, with personnel support of Queen Elizabeth of England, Drake’s mission became one less of exploration and more of piracy as he wreacked havoc against Spanish interests in the region.

1/56 USS America – Revell

Racing Yacht America

  • Scale: 1:56
  • Length: 653 mm
  • Height: 530 mm
  • Parts: 175
  • Build time:75 hours

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The “America’s Cup” race, the defining event in world Yacht Racing, is named after this vessel. It was designed to take speed sailing to a new level. It famously defeated seven schooners of the Royal Yacht Squadron in a race and won the now famous “America Cup” for New York. Later, the Civil War would see “America” used first as a blockade runner and then as a blockade ship!

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