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CMR72-224  Supermarine Scimitar F.1
"Early Production" version
[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 early production version with its much rounder nose.

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 1957 to 1960 - shore-based with the 'Scimitar Intensive Flying Trials Unit', the first commissioned
Scimitar Squadron No.803, plus development aircraft. Also included is the pale blue and white aircraft used for 'Weapons Trials' with
RAE between 1964/65.

A selection of appropriate payloads for the respective periods are included such as: 'Palouste' Portable Air Starter; 150 & 200 Gallon Drop Tanks; 25lb. & 28lb. Practice Bombs and Carrier; plus Weapons Pylons (3 types).

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  Colour Schemes Included
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD218  — 7th Production aircraft, SBAC Show, Farnborough, September 1957
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD230  — '805/FD', No.700X Squadron, Scimitar Intensive Flying Trials Unit, R.N.A.S. Ford, 1958
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD231  — '152/V', No.803 Squadron, R.N.A.S. Ford, August 1958
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD229  — 18th Production aircraft, Vickers-Armstrong, Wisley, 1960
  Supermarine Scimitar F.1 - XD229  — Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Weapons Flight, West Freugh, 1964/65
  *Please Note: Colour scheme information diagrams supplied with the model are only printed in 'Black and White'
Scimitar F.1 - XD230 '805/FD' Scimitar F.1 - XD231 '152/V' Scimitar F.1 - XD229 Scimitar F.1 - XD218 Scimitar F.1 - XD229 [RAE]
  'Click' images above for 'Full Colour' (jpg) version:

  Items Included
  Complete Airframe
  'Early Production' Nose profile
  '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
  Painted 'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set  - Cockpit Interior, etc.
  'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set  - Engine Intake & Undercarriage detail, etc.
  Canopy Frame 'Paint Mask'
  'External Payload' Configuration Guide
  Comprehensive Assembly and Painting Instructions  - including 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.5004 Weapons Pylons
  'Drop Tank' Mod.5072 Weapons Pylons
  200 Imp. Gallon Drop Tanks
  150 Imp. Gallon Drop Tanks
  Palouste Portable Air Starter
  Twin Bomblet Carriers
  25lb Practice Bomblets
  28lb Practice Bomblets

*Please Note:
  Payload information diagram supplied with
  the model is only printed in 'Black and White'

  'Click' image for 'Full Colour' (jpg) version:
Payload Configuration Diagram Payloads: Colours + Decal Positions

  Assembly Instructions (Preview)
CMR72-224  Supermarine Scimitar F.1, "Early Production" version
  Model Review by:
Tim Hatton: Associate Editor
CMR72-224   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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