Caudron CR.714 C-1
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The first prototype was test flown in July 1938 and the first production machine, powered by a Renault 12R-03, was delivered in July 1939. The armament consisted of four 7,5mm MAC 1934 machine guns located in two wing gondolas.
Only GC 1-145 was equipped with the Caudron C.714. It was a unit composed of Polish pilots under French command. They fought against the Luftwaffe in spring 1940 and despite the aircraft climbing, the highly battle motivated Polish pilots scored 8 confirmed victories with an overall loss of 7 pilots. Until the fall of France, more than 60 machines were produced and several were in progress. At least one machine was tested by the Luftwaffe.