Academy 1/72 Hawker Typhoon 1B

Tower Stock# LXNV98  •  Manufacturer Stock# 12462
Academy 1/72 Hawker Typhoon 1B (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/72 Hawker Typhoon IB Plastic Model Kit from Academy.

Conceived by Sydney Camm to supersede the Hurricane as a fighter-interceptor,
the Typhoon became famous as a low level ground attack aircraft. This was
thanks to it's heavy cannon armament and ability to carry up to 2000lbs of
bombs or 8 rocket projectiles. The Typhoon was powered by a unique H-configured
24 cylinder Napier-Sabre engine rated at over 2,000 horsepower. Typhoons played
an important role in the D-Day invasions in Normandy with their attacks on
German shipping and armour.


1/72nd scale kit for static display
53 parts molded in medium grey and clear with fine recessed
panel lines
Detailed cockpit features armour plate, seat, instrument panel,
gunsight, and rudder pedals
Detailed radiator assembly
Kit builds a tear drop canopy Typhoon - canopy may be posed open
or closed.
_ Optional 3-blade and 4-blade propellers
Includes 8 underwing rockets and launchers

OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for 2 aircraft
1: Typhoon Ib, MN582/HH-A, 175 Sqdn, Royal Air Force, August 1944
2: Typhoon Ib, SW493/DP-S, 193 Sqdn, Royal Air Force, August 1945
Airframe Colors:
1 & 2: Top: Ocean Grey/Dk Green camouflage; Bottom: Sky Grey
Additional Paints Required:
British Interior Grey Green, Black, Yellow, White, Red, Sky


One 1/72 Hawker Typhoon IB Plastic Aircraft Kit


Hobby Knife
Paint Brushes
Liquid Plastic Cement - for major components (Testors, TENAX 7R)
White Glue - for clear parts (Odourless CA or TENAX 7R)
Thick Plastic Cement - for detail parts (CA or Tube Type)
Nice-to-Have Tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter (see XURON),
and Airbrush.


Scale: 1/72
Length: 5.3" (13.5cm)
Wingspan: 6.9" (17.6cm)
SAN 7/27/01

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