Old Plastic Model Kits
Plastic model kits, model airplane kits, etc.
1/72 862 Testors Airspeed 51 Horsa Mk I or Mk II D-Day Invasion Glider
Exc++ Injection Molded new
Very detailed and finely molded kit. Features complete cockpit and full interior with floor and benches, optional position boarding doors and stairs and more. The model as never been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or have been inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. Horsas were perhaps the most advanced gliders built during WWII. They had full instrumentation, power operated flaps and brakes, a powered device for jettisoning the landing gear upon touchdown. The Horsa MkI carrier troops while the MkII carried vehicles which loaded through the swing nose and unloaded from an explosively-released rear fuselage after landing. Gliders carried in 20% of the reinforcements and supplies for D-Day, and most were Horsas. They also saw action against the German Heavy Water (Atomic Bomb) plants in Norway and targets in Sicily, Arnhem and the Rhine.
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