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Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I, 264th Sqn., L7005, Battle of Britain, August 1940 (1:72) Sale Price: $49.95
Retail: $71.95
Availability: In Stock
Item #: AA39305 -

    The Boulton Paul Defiant had some success against German bombers thanks to its heavy turret armament. The RAF would often operate the Defiant alongside the Hurricane in mixed formations confusing and trapping German fighters. When caught on its own, however, the Defiant proved vulnerable to the Luftwaffe's Messerschmitt Bf 109s.On 26th August 1940 Defiants of RAF No.264 Squadron intercepted a large formation of enemy aircraft and shot down a Bf 109 and at least three Do 17s, including 5K+AR...

    Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I, No. 277 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 1942
    Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I, No. 277 Squadron, Royal Air Force, 1942 Sale Price: $24.95
    Retail: $27.95
    Availability: In Stock
    Item #: AC058 -

      The Boulton Paul Defiant, manufactured by the Boulton Paul Aircraft Company and designed as a two-seater, turret armed fighter aircraft, took its first flight in 1937 and entered service with the RAF in December 1939. Nicknamed "Daffy" by the pilots who flew it, the aircraft had its shortcomings including the disadvantage of not having a forward gun firing capability, although it proved very effective as a night fighter. This lack of firing ability saw the Defiant being reduced to other...