This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Includes 2 full kits:
The Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 was a British biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War. It was developed by the Royal Aircraft Factory by a team consisting of Henry Folland, John Kenworthy and Major Frank Goodden. It was one of the fastest aircraft of the war, while being both stable and relatively maneuverable. According to aviation author Robert Jackson, the S.E.5 was the nimble fighter that has since been described as the 'Spitfire of World War One'.
Kit's has detailed cockpit, exterior with subtle 'fabric-over-frame' effect, choice of (propellers and Hispano-Suiza or Wolseley viper engine), optional (engine cover, windscreen), Vickers machine gun and Lewis gun, mask, Brassin (guns and flame dampers), Vintage RFC style stainless steel whisky flask (210ml), photoetch accents (instrument panel, consoles, seatbelts, gun accents and other interior and exterior).
Decals and color painting reference for (13) aircraft:
- C1803, flown by Capt. C. J. Truran, No. 143 Squadron, Detling, Great Britain, May 1918
- C1904, flown by Maj. W. A. Bishop, No. 85 Squadron, Petit Synthe, France, June 1918
- D278, flown by Capt. E. Mannock, No. 74 Squadron, Clairmarais North, France, April 1918
- F5687, flown by Lt. J. A. Roth, No. 60 Squadron, Quievy, France, November 1918
- B189, flown by Capt. J. H. Tudhope, No. 40 Squadron, Bruay, France, April 1918
- B4863, flown by Capt. J. T. B. McCudden, No. 56 Squadron, Estree Blanche, France, September 1917
- B603, Training Unit, Great Britain, 1918
- B525, flown by Lt. A. P. F. Rhys - Davids, No. 56 Squadron, Estree Blanche, France, October 1917
- B507, flown by 2/Lt J. J. Fitzgerald, No. 60 Squadron, Sainte-Marie-Cappel, beginning of October 1917
- F9029, No. 1 Squadron Canadian Air Force, Shoreham, Great Britain, 1919
- D362, 5th and 6th Training Squadron, Australian Flying Force, Minchinhampton, Great Britain, 1918/1919
- A2-24, flown by F/O F. C. Even, No. 3 Squadron Australian Air Force, Canberra, Australia, beginning of May 1927
- F8005, flown by Capt. R. G. Landis, CO of 25th Aero Squadron, Collombey-les-Belles, France, November 1918