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Boulton Paul Defiant
This kit is a 1/16 scale, flying model that uses the Box
and Former method of construction. Pre-1942 design, eligible for
Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests.
During the Blitz of 1940-41, the Defiant was the highest scoring night
fighter of the Royal Air Force.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size
rolled plan, building and flying instructions, hand-picked printed balsa and
balsa strip wood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing,
clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire, and Easy
Built Lite tissue in olive and light sky blue. You will need a building
board, hobby knife, fine
sandpaper, and glue.
FF-74 Boulton Paul Defiant
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Experienced
photo of your model!
Bernard Dion's Defiant, shown before and after applying his "war
ravaged" finish. Click here to
see the aircraft in flight.
"The Boulton Paul Defiant hinged tail group and wings held on with magnets." - Matthew Payne
"This was my son's first attempt at building one
of your kits (with a little help from Dad). " - Thomas Moss
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