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CMR72-221  Supermarine Scimitar F.1
[Single-Seat Naval Jet Fighter-Bomber]
    — Decals, Photo-Etch Detailing Set & Paint Mask Included
PLEASE NOTE: This model is 100% new tooling (not a re-release of CMR-126)
For Information:
The Supermarine Scimitar F.1 was a single-seat jet fighter-bomber that saw operational service with the "Fleet Air Arm" of the ROYAL
NAVY. This model covers the main production version with its sharper nose profile - giving improved pilot visibility during landings
aboard aircraft carriers.

This model includes: a highly detailed cockpit and the option to have flaps retracted or fully lowered, as well as open or closed air
brake petals [note: folded wings require addition detailing set - CMR72-DS06
 — now discontinued]. The aircraft examples included, cover operational
service of the Scimitar F.1 from 1958 to 1966 - both shore-based and aboard Royal Navy aircraft carriers: HMS Centaur, HMS Hermes,
HMS Victorious and HMS Ark Royal.

A variety of offensive payloads are included such as: 'Red Beard' Nuclear Weapon; H.E. Bombs; 150 & 200 Gallon Drop Tanks;
AIM-9B Sidewinder Missile; 12lb. & 25lb. Unguided Rocket Projectiles; plus Weapons Pylons (2 types).

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  Colour Schemes Included
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD243  — '190/R', No.807 Squadron, R.N.A.S. Lossiemouth, 1958
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD234  — '147/V', No.803 Squadron, H.M.S. Victorious, 1959
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD215  — '150/V', No.803 Squadron, H.M.S. Victorious, 1961
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD215  — '150/H', No.803 Squadron, H.M.S. Hermes, 1962
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD248  — '190/C', No.807 Squadron, H.M.S. Centaur, 1962
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD220  — '618', No.736 Squadron, R.N.A.S. Lossiemouth 1965
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD324  — '158/R', No.803 Squadron, H.M.S. Ark Royal, 1965
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD324  — '033/R', No.803 Squadron, H.M.S. Ark Royal, 1966
  *Please Note: Colour scheme information diagrams supplied with the model are only printed in 'Black and White'
Scimitar F.1 - XD324 '158/R' Scimitar F.1 - XD324 '033/R' Scimitar F.1 - XD215 '150/V' Scimitar F.1 - XD215 '150/H' Scimitar F.1 - XD220 '618'
Scimitar F.1 - XD234 '147/V' Scimitar F.1 - XD243 '190/R' Scimitar F.1 - XD248 '190/C' 'Click' on the images for
'Full Colour' (jpg) version:

  Items Included
  Complete Airframe
  'Revised Profile' Nose
  Optional? In-Flight Re-Fuelling Probe  - Aircraft examples included: 'With' or 'Without' probe fitted
  'Air Brake Petals'  - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'
  Wing 'Main Flaps'  - Can be displayed 'Lowered' or 'Fully Retracted'
  Tail Bumper' & Arrester Hook  - Can be displayed 'Down' or 'Fully Retracted'
  Cockpit Canopy  - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'
  Fully Detailed Cockpit Interior  - Including Painted 'Photo-Etch' Instrument Panels, etc.
  Highly-detailed Martin Baker Mk.4C Ejector Seat  - Including 'Photo-Etch' Seat Harness & Seat Firing Handles
  Detailed Undercarriage
  Optional? Wheel Hubs (2 types)  - 'Five Spoke' or 'Solid Drilled' versions
  Painted 'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set  - Cockpit Interior, etc.
  'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set  - Engine Intake & Undercarriage detail, Missile Fins, Alignment Jig, etc.
  Canopy Frame 'Paint Mask'
  Comprehensive Payload choice + 2-page 'External Payload' Configuration Guide
  Comprehensive Assembly and Painting Instructions  - including 2-page section for Payloads: Assembly + External Markings
  Photographic 'In Detail' Supplement
  Photographic 'In Action' Supplement
  Extensive 2-part Decal Set  - Including full external markings & stencils
  'Click' here for Preview of: Decal Sheet Artwork (2 part set)

2-Part Photo-Etch Detailing Set


  Optional Payloads Included
  'Early-Style' Mod.5003 Weapons Pylons
  'Drop Tank' Mod.5072 Weapons Pylons
  Mod.5072 Weapons Pylons + Adaptor for: 1,000lb Bomb
  200 Gallon Drop Tanks
  150 Gallon Drop Tank
  AIM-9B 'Sidewinder' Air-to-Air Missile
  Sidewinder (Aero 3B) Launcher + Adaptor Rail
  25lb. A.P. No.2, Mk.1 Shot, 3-inch 'Unguided' Rocket Projectiles
  12lb. Shot, 3-inch 'Unguided' Rocket Projectiles
  Mk.12, Type 3, Rocket Projectile Installation
  2,000lb Practice (Inert) Store / 'Red Beard', 15kT 'Target Marker Bomb' Thermo-Nuclear Weapon
  1,000lb H.E.M.C. Mk.6, 'Freefall' Bombs / 1,000lb. H.E.S. 'Freefall' Practice Bombs
  25lb Twin Bomb Carriers
  25lb No.2, Mk.1, Practice Bombs
*Please Note: Payload information diagrams supplied with this model are only printed in 'Black and White'
Payload Configuration Diagram - page 1 Payload Configuration Diagram - page 2 Payloads: Colours + Decal Positions - page 1 Payloads: Colours + Decal Positions - page 2
  'Click' on the images above for 'Full Colour' (jpg) version:

  Assembly Instructions (Preview)
CMR72-221  Supermarine Scimitar F.1
CMR72-221   Model Review by:
Mark Davies: Hyperscale
  Detail Accessory Sets
  CMR72-DS06 Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - Folded Wings Detailing set — now discontinued
  NOTE  — This set will include the items necessary to provide a highly detailed model of a Supermarine Scimitar F.1 with its wings
  folded, for reduced stowage space aboard an Aircraft Carrier or at a Shore-Base

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