EST-72270 1/72 Fairey Swordfish Mk. 1 model kit
Although considered to be antiquated in design, even before World War 2. Swordfish aircraft served the Royal Navy from 1936 to 1945, one of them attacking a midget submarine 314 hours before the war ended. Because of its exceptionally stable handling characteristics it was a very popular aircraft with crews and was affectionately known as the 'Stringbag'.
Eastern Express 1/72 Fairey Swordfish Mk. 1 model kit. Pic.1
Eastern Express 1/72 Fairey Swordfish Mk. 1 model kit. Pic.2
Engine - 690 h.p. Bristot Pegasus III M 3
Max speed -139 m.p.h. at 4,750 ft
Service ceiling -10.700 ft
Armament - Vickers gun forward and Lewis or Vickers gun aft. Provision for torpedo, mine or bombs