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AIRSPEED HORSA KIT 1/48th

PRICED AT 36.00 plus Shipping
 

Kit Contents

White vac formed plastic sheet in 1mm - 1.25mm -1.5mm or 2mm thickness. Crystal clear cockpit canopies, turrets, etc as required. High quality cast metal fittings such as propellers, seats, engines, undercarriage legs, radiators, wheels, guns, aerials, etc as required by aircraft. Computer drawn and printer controlled decals. Assembly drawings and instructions.

 

 

42 piece kit of parts. Decals for U.K. - HS103 '31' H.G.C.U Brize Norton 1943. Decals for U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, Cherbourg June 5th 1944. Some 3,799 were built by Airspeed, Austin Motor Company, Harris Lebus the furniture makers, together with other various subcontractors. Piloted by British Army's Glider Pilot Regiment and RAF, they were used for men and equipment of the Air Landing Brigades of the 1st & 6th Airborne Divisions. The first significant operational use of the Horsa was for the invasion of Sicily in July 1943. Subsequently, they were used by both the RAF & USAAF in the invasion of France in 1944. Also in the invasion of Southern France in August 1944 and during the crossing of the Rhine and also at Arnhem.

PLASTIC PARTS LISTING

FUSELAGE Port AILERONS x 4off FIN Port Side FLOOR Cockpit
FUSELAGE Stbd TAILPLANE Top Front FIN Starboard Side TAILPLANE 'V' Strut Port
WING One Piece Top TAILPLANE Top Rear RUDDER Port TAILPLANE 'V' Strut Stbd
WING Port Bottom TAILPLANE Bottom Front RUDDER Starboard BULKHEAD 'A'
WING Starboard Bottom TAILPLANE Bottom Rear FLOOR Main BULKHEAD 'B'

METAL PARTS LISTING

MAIN U/C/Leg Port MAIN WHEEL Port Outer NOSEWHEEL LEG CO-PILOT SEAT
MAIN U/C LEG Stbd MAIN WHEEL Stbd Inner NOSE WHEEL TRIM WHEEL
MAIN U/C SUPPORT LEG Port MAIN WHEEL Stbd Outer CONTROL COLUMN Port CONSOLE
MAIN U/C SUPPORT LEG Stbd AERIAL Front CONTROL COLUMN Stbd VENTURI
MAIN WHEEL Port Inner AERIAL Rear PILOT SEAT INSTRUMENT PANEL
      PRINTED INSTRUMENT PANEL

 

COCKPIT OF MUSEUM HORSA

1/48th AIRSPEED HORSA BEING BUILT BY Stephen Brauning as part of a diorama

1/48th AIRSPEED HORSA BEING BUILT BY Stephen Brauning as part of a diorama

1/48th AIRSPEED HORSA BEING BUILT BY Stephen Brauning as part of a diorama

ONE PIECE UPPER WING

1/48th AIRSPEED HORSA BEAUTIFULLY BUILT BY Terry D. Moore

1/48th AIRSPEED HORSA BEAUTIFULLY BUILT BY Terry D. Moore

SAMPLE OF DECAL SHEET

 SELECTION OF CASTINGS

PORT and STARBOARD FUSELAGE HALVES

 Terry D. Moore "I have attached 2 photos of the Horsa kit I finished last year. What an enjoyable model. It certainly is an attention getter at model shows!"


CAMOUFLAGE COLOURS (HUMBROL Designations)

UPPER SURFACES: Dark Green HB-1& Dark Earth HB-2.
UNDERSIDES: Night Black HU-12 & Insignia Yellow HT-6.
WHEEL HUBS: Airframe Silver HB-14.
TYRES: Panzer Grey HM-4.
INTERIOR: Aircraft Grey/Green HD-1
INVASION BANDS: White H-34 & Night Black HU-12 with small amount of Panzer Grey HM-4.

      

1/. SUPPLIED WITH ASSEMBLY DRAWING /INSTRUCTION SHEETS

2/. FULL DECAL SHEET

3/. PRINTED COCKPIT INSTRUMENT PANEL

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