1/72 H202 Revell Avro Lancaster Dam Buster
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: VG
Dated 1971 with dramatic softbox artwork. The Dam Busters squadron was famous for its daring raids on three German dams on May 16, 1943. Carrying the special Barnes Wallis-designed bombs, the Lancasters flew very low over the water in the face of heavy flak to drop the rotating bombs perfectly. Many did not return. The bombs did perform as promised, first skipping over the water, hitting the dam, then rolling down 30 feet before exploding with tremendous force. In an airburst, these bombs would not have damaged the dams, but since water is incompressible, the dams were breached. Never started. Factory sealed bag or inventoried 100% complete with all parts, decals and instructions.
This item has been sold.
Click here to return to the main page.