Commanded by the Royal Navy, one of the most extensively modified versions of the Westland Sea King is the Westland Commando HC4. Its first flight was on 26 September 79, this high capacity and iconic aircraft was very used for British operations in both Gulf Wars, The Falklands and Afghanistan.
The Coles Mk 7 crane and the well-known 'Queen Mary' trailer were both used extensively by the RAF during the Second World War. These two vehicles can be used with Airfix aircraft and diorama sets to enhance any scene. Contains 'Queen Mary' Trailer, Coles Mk 7 Crane, two personnel on motorcycles and four other figures.
A set to add authenticity to the airfield scenes, with the famous Bedford QL, the huge AEC tanker and ground crew. Set includes two vehicles and nine ground crew figures. Bedford QL: L80 x W30 AEC Matador: L93 x W30
The '88' proved to be an excellent anti-tank gun in France in 1940. By the time it arrived in North Africa it was a feared tank killer, which could knock out any Allied tank at distances well over 1000 metres. The Sd.Kfz.7 could carry gun crews of up to 12 men in theatre-type seats.
The PaK 40 formed the backbone of the German anti-tank gun forces throughout the latter part of the Second World War. Capable of taking on Allied armour with relative ease, while it was not as powerful as the famous 88mm gun, it was however smaller and easier to conceal. Featured here with a truck, the set is representative of a German anti-tank unit...
Over 100,000 Bren Carriers were built, serving many units including field ambulances. The six pounder anti-aircraft gun was extremely effective against German tanks. This kit includes four crew figures.
The 25-pdr saw service throughout World War II with British and Commonwealth forces and it was generally thought to be one of the best field guns of the war. For transportation, the gun was attached to its limber and towed by the Morris Commercial C8 FAT (Quad). 32 rounds of ammunition were carried in the limbers.
The hard top long-wheel based Land Rover is commonly used by signal units having a 24 volt AC electrical system and carries most types of radio. Capable of being lifted by air. this and the soft-top version were fully utilised by the British Army.
This cleated-tracked landing vehicle was designed for the US Army initially, but then was also used by the British Army in NW Europe. Although usually associated with the Pacific theatre, towards the end of the war LVTs (Landing Vehicle Tracked) were employed in Europe as well. This box also contains the Willys Jeep.