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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...