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Data sheet English Electric Lightning F2A
|Type of product||Airplane model kit|
|Assembly||to be assembled and painted|
|Paint and glue||To be bought separately|
|Era||World War II - 1939-1945|
|In our catalogue since||September 2023|
To learn more about size and scale, click here.
Reference : 1604054
Airplane model kit - to be assembled and painted - Paint and glue to be bought separately
Scale : 1:72
Who is the manufacturer Airfix and what are its specificities?
Venue of England, Airfix specializes in the manufacture of plastic models available in several themes.
All you can know about the manufacturer Airfix
Who is the manufacturer Airfix?
On the market for 80 years now, the Airfix brand has been one of the leaders in modeling in Great Britain. It is none other than the oldest manufacturer of plastic model kits. The British company was founded in 1939 by Nicholas Kove,a Hungarian businessman. In the early days, Airfix only manufactured inflatable rubber toys.
It was not until 1948 that the brand launched into injection molding. The first kit model is an agricultural tractor that is distributed to sales representatives of the Ferguson brand. The first model of miniature aircraft signed Airfix is created in 1953, a kit made of injected polystyrene. The Supermarine Spitfire Mk1 1/72 is the best-selling in the world. The airfix models have been a phenomenal success since the 60s.
Severy categories of models integrate the Airfix catalog, including scale models of cars, trucks, boats and planes. In 1986, the company was acquired by one of its biggest competitors, Heller. As the French firm went into receivership in 2006, the Airfix brand was acquired by Hornby Railways. She then frequents the giants of the toy and leisure sector most appreciated by RC modelingenthusiasts.
What are the specialties of Airfix?
Each year, Airfix impresses modeling fans with new featured products and special products. The British brand produces a wide range of kits to satisfy all modeller profiles. The topics presented are varied such as:
● Sy military aircraft;
● Syard aircraft;
● Serfix soldiers;
● A small airfix plastic soldier;
● Airfix figurines;
● Syard vehicles.
What are the most popular Airfix ranges?
The Airfix brand offers a wide selection of models in diverse themes. The collection contains simple models and kits rich in qualified details. The range is aimed at both modeling enthusiasts and professional modellers. Here are some of them:
● Airfix quick build;
● Airfix waterloo;
● Airfix spitfire;
● Airfix lancaster;
● Airfix vulcan;
● Airfix dogfighter;
● Airfix dogfighter 2;
● Airfix dogfight doubles;
● Airfix hellcat.
What are the scales of the most common Airfix figurines?
A figurine is a miniature-sized statuette that reproduces an animal subject or fictional character to scale. It is important to choose the scale of the figurine to ensure the realistic effect of the scale model. The Airfix catalogue offers products in a wide variety of scales:
● Airfix 1/32;
● Airfix 1/72;
● Airfix 1/24;
● Airfix 1/48.
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