EST-72265 1/72 Canberra B. (1) M.k. 8 jet bomber model kit
The Canberra, the first jet bomber to serve with the R.A.F., first flew in May 1949 and remained in production for ten years. A total of 1,329 Canberras were built, 403 of these under licence by the Martin Company in the U.S.A. where they were designated B-57. The B(1 )Mk. 8 version was a light tactical bomber and intruder.
Eastern Express 1/72 Canberra B. (1) M.k. 8 jet bomber model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/72 Canberra B. (1) M.k. 8 jet bomber model kit. Pic.2
Engines - two 7.500 Ib. thrust Rolls Royce Avon 109
Max. speed - 541 m.p.h. at 40,000 ft
Service ceiling - 48,000 ft
Armament - four 20 mm cannon and two 1,000 Ib. bombs or missiles under wing, three 1,000 Ib. bombs internal