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Short Sunderland Mk.III ML788/2-S, No.422 Squadron RCAF, Pembroke Dock (1:72)
Short Sunderland Mk.III ML788/2-S, No.422 Squadron RCAF, Pembroke Dock (1:72) Sale Price: $180.95
Retail: $258.00
Availability: In Stock
Item #: AA27502 -

    The Short Sunderland Mk.III proved to be the definitive version of what was the RAF's largest aircraft of the War. As the electronic detection of enemy U-boats became essential in disrupting their operations, the earlier stickleback radar antennas on the spine of the aircraft were replaced with the later and more capable ASV. MK.III units, which were housed in streamlined blisters underneath each wing, outboard of the floats as modelled here. As U-boats could now detect approaching RAF...

    Short Sunderland Mk.III W3999/ RB-Y No.10 Squadron RAAF, Early 1942 (172) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery
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    Short Sunderland Mk.III W3999/ RB-Y No.10 Squadron RAAF, Early 1942 (172) - Preorder item, order now for future delivery Sale Price: $199.95
    Retail: $259.95
    Availability: Preorder, Expected September
    Item #: AA27503 -

      Short Sunderland Mk.III W3999/ RB-Y No.10 Squadron RAAF, RAF Mount Batten, Plymouth Sound, Devon, Early 1942The majestic Sunderland �ying boats of RAF Coastal Command were some of the most impressive aircraft of the Second World War and performed vital duties in protecting Britain's sea lanes from enemy attack. With crews having to endure long and arduous patrols, they would often be sent to rescue downed airmen in perilous situations, with little thought for their own safety. Such an incident...