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Avis BX72031

BX72031
Description:
Short S.1 Cockle G-EBKA first metal British flying boat. From Wikipedia... From about 1921, Oswald Short had been thinking about the construction of seaplane floats and flying boat hulls made from metal, specifically duralumin, rather than the traditional wood. The latter always suffered from water retention and did not last well in the tropics. He assembled a team, including C. P. T. Liscomb who had extensive experience with that alloy to look into the hydrodynamics and corrosion characteristics of such hulls, and by 1924 was looking out for an opportunity to apply their results. It came with an Australian order for an aircraft suitable for fishing trips around Botany Bay, which Short proposed should be a small flying boat.[1] It was named the Stell
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Manufacturer:
Avis
Code Number:
BX72031
Scale:
1:72
Item type:
Aircraft kits (injection)
Price:
£19.80
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 13
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
Last Delivered to Stock:
02/04/2019
Wish List:
Department:
New Arrivals



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