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Anigrand Craftswork ANIG2049

ANIG2049
  • ANIG2049
  • ANIG2049
  • ANIG2049
  • ANIG2049
Description:
Convair XP-81 In 1943, USAAF issued a specification for a long-range jet powered fighter which could be flight across the Pacific to escort bombers to Japan. Consolidated Vultee Aircraft (Convair) responded with the new design which was powered by a combination of the turboprop and jet engine units, while Navy was also working on the same theory with the Curtiss XF15C-1 and the Ryan FR-1. The configuration was a nose mounted turboprop engine used for cruising flight to solve high fuel consumption problem, and a tail mounted jet engine used for high speed combat. In 1944, two prototypes were ordered and designated XP-81. First flight was on February 1945, the performance from the under-powered turboprop engine was disappointing. After Guam and Saipan
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Manufacturer:
Anigrand Craftswork
Code Number:
ANIG2049
Scale:
1:72
Item type:
Aircraft kits (resin)
Price:
£47.99
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Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 2
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
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