British medium bomber VICKERS WELLINGTON MK II COBI 5723 - World War II

VICKERS WELLINGTON MK II British twin-engine medium bomber model kit in green-brown camouflage. The assembled model has an opening bomb bay, retractable chassis and a rotating machine gun of the front shooter. There is enough space in the cockpit for both Polish pilots in the RAF service. A large shelf will be needed for a large 1:37 scale :-), as the wingspan of the assembled model is 71.5 cm.
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List Number: COBI-5723
EAN: 5902251057237
Warranty:24 months
Manufacturer:COBI
Price excluding VAT:1 156,08 Kč
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Did you know that:

  • The first flight of a twin-engine bomber according to RAF specifications took place on June 15, 1936.
  • The geodetic design of the machine was built according to the patented procedure and design of the aircraft designer and inventor of the bouncing bomb Barnes Wallis.
  • The bomber's skeleton was extremely durable, and aircraft severely damaged with a torn canvas cover returned from combat, but were still airworthy.
  • The soldiers nicknamed the bomber "Wimpy" after the chubby character J. Wellington Wimpy from the animated films about Pepek the sailor.
  • The Czechoslovaks from the 311th Bomber Squadron of the RAF also flew on Vickers Wellington.
  • According to the real events of the Czechoslovak Wellington garrison, which accidentally landed in the occupied territory near the city of Caen, the famous war film "Great Escape" was created, in which the pilot Arnošt Valenta was played by Steve McQueen.
  • In the UK alone, Wellington crews made 63,976 operational take-offs.
  • A total of 11,461 pieces were produced in various versions.
  • Only two machines have survived to this day?

Technical parameters:

  • dimensions: wingspan 26.27 m, length 19.69 m, height 5.31 m
  • weight 8,435 kg empty, 12,926 kg take - off
  • power unit 2x petrol engine Bristol Pegasus XVIII with an output of 780 kW
  • top speed 378 km / h
  • climb 5.7 m / s
  • access 5490 m
  • range 4,106 km
  • armament 2040 kg air bombs, 8x machine gun Browning caliber 7.7 mm
  • crew of 6 people

 

 

 

 

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Verze (série)01/2022
Recommended age11+
Number of pieces1162 pcs
Package weight1780 g
Scale1:37
Number of figurines2 pcs
Box dimensions60 x 32 x 7,5 cm
Dimensions after assembly71,5 x 53 x 13,5 cm
Obsahuje světélkující kostkyNo
MaterialPlastic
KolekceSmall Army - World War II
Compatible with other brand of kitsYes
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