Boulton Paul Defiant MK I Aircraft "151 Squadron RAF Wittering" (February 1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by Oxford Diecast

Boulton Paul Defiant MK I Aircraft "151 Squadron RAF Wittering" (February 1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series 1/72 Diecast Model Airplane by Oxford Diecast

Oxford Diecast

  • $39.98


  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of a Boulton Paul Defiant MK I Aircraft "151 Squadron, RAF Wittering" (February 1941) "Oxford Aviation" Series diecast model by Oxford Diecast.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Comes with a display stand.
  • This model does not have any opening parts.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Made of diecast metal with some plastic parts.
  • Dimensions approximately L-6, W-6.5, H-1.375 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:
  • The Boulton Paul Defiant was a British fighter aircraft that was introduced in the late 1930s. It was a unique design in that it was equipped with a turret-mounted gun instead of the traditional forward-facing guns of other fighter aircraft of the time.
  • During the early years of World War II, the Defiant was used in a number of key battles and campaigns, including the Battle of Britain. However, it quickly became apparent that the aircraft was not well-suited for dogfighting and was vulnerable to attacks from enemy fighters.
  • Despite its shortcomings, the Defiant continued to be used in various roles throughout the war, including as a night fighter and in the defense of key strategic targets. It was eventually retired from service in 1942, but it remains a fascinating example of British engineering and innovation during the early years of World War II.
  • The 1:72 scale model of the Boulton Paul Defiant is a beautiful reproduction of this iconic aircraft. It features authentic markings, colors, decorated in black with humorous and colorful 'shark toothed' nose art that capture the spirit and engineering of this unique fighter aircraft. Whether you are a history buff, an aviation enthusiast, or simply appreciate the beauty of classic aircraft, the Boulton Paul Defiant is a must-have addition to your collection.
  • With its distinctive turret-mounted gun and sleek design, the Boulton Paul Defiant is a true icon of early aviation history. Add the 1:72 scale model to your collection today and experience the thrill of owning a piece of this remarkable aircraft's legacy.

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