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Airfix 04104 1/48 de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth

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SKU AIR04104
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Airfix 04104 1/48 de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth

Product Type: Plastic Kitset

Brand: Airfix

Scale: 1/48 Scale

Requires assembly. Glue and paint sold separately.

Even though the classic de Havilland Tiger Moth has to be considered one of the most important aircraft in the history of British aviation, it rarely receives the popular respect it deserves and is usually in the shadow of more glamourous types, such as the Supermarine Spitfire and de Havilland’s own Mosquito. Despite this, without the availability of thousands of Tiger Moths to train a constant stream of pilots for military and civilian service, Britain and her Commonwealth would have been in real trouble during WWII and most pilots who would go on to fly the numerous Allied aircraft types of the Second World War would have ‘learnt their trade’ on this classic training aircraft.

With many Tiger Moths remaining in airworthy condition, it is interesting to consider that this famous basic training aircraft is still doing the same job today as it did during its service introduction in the 1930s. The magnificent Tiger Moth allows potential Warbird pilots the opportunity to gain valuable experience flying a ‘taildragger’ aircraft, before eventually moving on to display the Spitfires and Mustangs which thrill the crowds at Airshows all over the world.

Dimensions (mm): L 152 x W 184
Scale: 1:48
Skill Level: 3
Number of Parts: 91