1/72 5011 Airfix Ilyushin IL-28 Beagle - North Korean
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Exc+
1970s US Airfix issue. This kit has not been started. The parts are either still in the factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions. The Beagle was the USSR's first jet bomber, first flying in 1946. As the primary Soviet light bomber, it was used by 15 nations and was built until 1960. An unarmed version of the Il-28 was used to deliver matrices of the principal Soviet newspapers from Moscow to the East for republication there, as well as other high priority mail.