Lancaster B Mk.1 "No.617 Sqdn Special Mission"
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Bigger, better bombs
At 12,000 pounds each, Tallboy bombs needed specially-modified Lancasters to transport them to target-and the Tallboys were actually the lighter of the two special weapons England deployed to stop the V-weapons program. At 22,000 pounds, "Grand Slam" bombs were the most powerful conventional bombs deployed in WWII. These weapons were designed to damage hardened structures through earthquake-like vibrations. They were used to great effect against submarine pens, fortifications, and tunnels. Kit features a Tallboy and Grand Slam bomb plus the Lancaster with decals for three versions.
- RAF No.617 Squadron Code: YZ-C (PB996) March 1945 (Grand slam)
- RAF No.617 Squadron Code: YZ-J (PD119) Spring 1945 (Grand slam)
- RAF No.617 Squadron Code: KC-A 1944 (Tall boy)