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Anigrand Craftswork ANIG2137

ANIG2137
  • ANIG2137
  • ANIG2137
  • ANIG2137
Description:
Sikorsky XPBS-1 flying boat Patrol bomber . In 1935, the US Navy initiated development of a new patrol bomber larger than the PBY Catalina that would have increased performance and weapon load capability. Consolidated and Sikorsky submitted proposals, and each received order for two prototypes as the XPB2Y-1 and XPBS-1. Both the prototypes first flew in 1937 but the Navy did not have funds at that time to procure the aircraft. The XPBS-1 was evaluated by the NACA in 1938. Even thought the Navy offically accepted the XPBS-1, but BuAer announced production contract went to Consolidated PB2Y-1. In 1939, XPBS-1 was assigned to the Navy transport unit, for transport duties between West coast and Hawaii. In 1942, while returning from Pearl Harbour, the XPB
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Manufacturer:
Anigrand Craftswork
Code Number:
ANIG2137
Scale:
1:72
Item type:
Aircraft kits (resin)
Price:
£167.99
Order Quantity:
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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