Airfix A02008 FAIREY FULMAR Mk.I / Mk.II

Item No.: Airfix A02008


When the War broke out in 1939 the Royal Navy`s Fleet air arm was equipped with a number of old fighter aircraft. These were not capable of competing with the land based fighters of the day and there were not sufficient numbers of spitfires and Hurricanes available to equip the Navy`s aircraft carriers. Fairey Aviation proposed a design based on their Battle light bomber with a Rolls-Royce VIII 1085hp Melin engine. This first flew on 4th January 1940 and became the MK.I. The firt squadron to receive the aircraft was No806NAS, on board HMS Illustrious in June of that year. The Fulmars operated mainly in the Mediterranean and were succesful against the Italian Air Force, but with the arrival of the Luftwaffe, they were out performance a Merlin 30 engine of 1030hp was added and this became the MK.II. The fulmar also against Japanese when No803 and *06 Squadrons were sent to Ceylon.  

Twee uitvoeringen mogelijk;

  • Versie A: Fairey Fulmar Mk.I; N1985, 'R', of 806 Squadron, Detached from HMS Illustriuos to Heraklion, Crete, February 1941.
  • Versie B: Fairey Fulmar Mk.II; BP791, 'BO.I', 'Ringa' of 784 NAS, RNAS Donibristle, October, 1944.

Aantal onderdelen: 37 


  • Lengte 170mm.
  • spanwijdte; 196mm.

Humbrol kleuren;

Versie A / B

  • 24 Matt Trainer Yellow 

  • 33 Matt Black

  • 55 Metallic Bronze

  • 56 Metallic Aluminium

Versie A

  •  32  Matt Dark Grey

  • 147 Matt Light Grey

  • 224 Matt Dark Slate Grey

Versie B:

  •  19 Gloss Bright Red

  •  30 Matt Dark Green

  •  34 Matt White

  • 165 Satin Medium Sea Grey  

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