Airfix 1/48 Blackburn Buccaneer S2B RAF Bomber Kit
This kit of the much-anticipated Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B RAF variant in 1/48th scale is now available for pre-order for estimated delivery in February. The kit is detailed, with a skill level of #4 (#6 for me). The kit also contains various new parts to create the RAF variant.
Entering RAF service some seven years after it had with the Royal Navy, the Blackburn Company received an initial order for 26 new aircraft, with RAF machines having several differences from their seaborne counterparts and designated S.Mk.2B.
New parts for this kit consist of RAF slipper tanks, a bulged bomb bay and a whole load of new armaments. Once built, the Blackburn Buccaneer S.2B measures a total wingspan of 279mm and 402mm in length and contains 320 parts.
New armament in this kit includes: