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Level 4 Model Kit Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B Aircraft with 3 Scheme Options 1/48 Plastic Model Kit by Airfix


Product Description

  • Brand new plastic model kit of Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B Aircraft with 3 Scheme Options (Level 4) 1/48 plastic model kit by Airfix.
  • Brand new box.
  • Vintage style packaging.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Contains 320 detailed parts.
  • Does NOT include display stand.
  • Paint and cement required (not included).
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Parts molded in Light Gray, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Includes decals to design the plane in 3 different schemes.
  • Dimensions approximately L-15.75, W-11 inches assembled.
    The Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B RAF was a British carrier-based attack aircraft designed and manufactured by Blackburn Aircraft Limited. Developed during the Cold War era, the Buccaneer was specifically designed to operate from the decks of Royal Navy aircraft carriers and deliver precision strikes against enemy targets, particularly in the maritime and ground attack roles. The Buccaneer S.2B variant, introduced in the late 1960s, featured upgraded avionics and more powerful engines, enhancing its performance and combat capabilities.
    Throughout its service with the Royal Air Force (RAF), the Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B saw action in several conflicts and military operations. One of its notable deployments was during the Falklands War in 1982, where Buccaneer squadrons operated from RAF bases in the South Atlantic. During the conflict, the Buccaneer played a vital role in attacking Argentine positions and naval vessels, including the sinking of the Argentine cruiser ARA General Belgrano. Its ability to deliver accurate strikes against enemy targets, even in adverse weather conditions, earned the Buccaneer a reputation as a highly effective strike aircraft.
    This 1:48 scale model offers aviation enthusiasts and collectors a chance to own a detailed replica of this iconic aircraft. With its accurate depiction of the Buccaneer's distinctive design features, including its swept wings, tandem cockpit, and characteristic underwing pylons for carrying bombs and missiles, this model captures the essence of the RAF's formidable strike aircraft. Whether displayed on a shelf or used in dioramas depicting aerial combat scenarios, the Buccaneer model serves as a tribute to the pilots and crew who flew these aircraft in defense of their country.


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