Airfix Hawker Typhoon Mk.1B “Car Door” 1:24 A19003



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These early machines were somewhat rushed into service and it was discovered that a number of modifications would be desirable, if not totally essential. Perhaps the most noticeable difference from the later models were around the canopy area – the first Typhoons were supplied with a forward opening ‘car door’ style cockpit entry for the pilot which even included a wind down window. The pilot also had a transparent roof panel, which hinged open to the left and some machines had the addition of a rear-facing mirror, on the canopy frame.

Some of the other options this new version will allow are:

The new ‘car door’ style canopy structure
Earlier ‘car door’ pilots seat
Alternative main undercarriage wheel
Pneumatic tail wheel
Alternate cannon fairings for the guns
Different internal frame structure
500Ib ‘Long Tail’ bombs

Livery A: R7752 PR-G, Roland Beamont, 609 Squadron Manston 1943
Livery B: RB781 SA-H 486 Squadron
Livery C: EK270 EL-X 181 Squadron
Livery D: JP671 XP-R 174 Squadron

In addition, this new version of the 1/24th scale Hawker Typhoon will give the modeller the option to construct his model with or without the main aerial in place, with a similar option for the pilot’s optional rear-facing mirror.

Scale 1:24
Skill 4
Dimensions (mm) L404 x W528
Age Suitability 8+

Additional information

Weight 2 kg
Dimensions 68 × 36 × 14 cm