Airfix 1/72 RAF Rescue Launch Model Kit

Brand: Airfix

Model Number: A05281

Scale: 1/72

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The Airfix RAF Rescue Launch Model Kit in 1/72 scale from the plastic ship model kits range accurately recreates the real life Royal Air Force search and rescue vessel.

This Airfix ship model requires paint and glue to complete. This is just one of many great kits from the Airfix plastic models range.

For this model we recommend using paints from the following ranges.

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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".

Manufacturer: Airfix
Model: A05281 RAF Rescue Launch Model Kit
Scale: 1/72

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    Reviewed by ray

    raf rescue

    very prompt delivery thank you

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