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EST-72131 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit

Eastern Express EST-72131 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit
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EST-72131 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit

Eastern Express 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit. Pic.1

Eastern Express 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit. Pic.2
Eastern Express 1/72 Beriev MBR-2bis Soviet WW2 flying boat model kit. Pic.2

MBR-2 - the marine short-range scout - was built in 1932 in Central Designer Office of Marine Shipbuilding by designer collective led by one G M Benev. The prototype MBR-2 with the M-17 engine has made the first flight of May 3 1932. In 1935 producing of MBR-2bis with M-34 engines, improved aerodynamics and arms began For maintenance of a flying boat from terraneous aerodromes the wheel landing gear was developed idle time on a design. The battle application MBR-2 was held during combats with a Japanese troops for lake Khasan in 1937. Was applied in Winter war between USSR and Finland in 1939-40. To the beginning of Great Domestic war MBR-2 was the basic seaplane of aircraft RKKF. During all war was applied as the short-range scout, patrol, antisubmarine, saving, transport aeroplane, and as a daytime and night bomber.

Main technical data of MBR-2bis
Lenght - 13,5m
Wingspan - 18,9m
Weight at take off - 4245kg
Max speed - 275 km/h
Max range - 1200km
Crew - 3-4 person
Armament - 2x7,62 mm ShKAS, bombs up to 500 kg