1/72nd Scale Aircraft
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CMR72-238  Blackburn/Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.Mk.2/2C/2D
in "Fleet Air Arm" service
[Two-Seat Low-Level Strike Jet Aircraft]
    — Decals, Photo-Etch Detailing Set & Paint Mask Included
For Information:
This model includes examples of Buccaneer aircraft built by both 'Blackburn Aircraft Company' and 'Hawker Siddeley Aviation'
for the Royal Navy's "Fleet Air Arm" service - including subtle differences in their airframe construction and subsequent airframe modifications.

Also included are both designs of weapons pylon and spacing configurations, plus a wide selection of different payloads applicable to 'FAA' Buccaneers during the types service career between 1965 and 1978.

 
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  Colour Schemes Included
  Pre-Mod.1218 Scheme - Extra Dark Sea Grey & Titanium White
  Blackburn Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XN982  — '235/V', 801 NAS, HMS Victorious, Royal Navy, 1966
  H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XT276  — '651/LM', 736 NAS, RNAS Lossiemouth, March 1967
  Post-Mod.1218 Scheme - Extra Dark Sea Grey overall
  H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XV359  — '100/E', 800 NAS, HMS Eagle, July 1971 (Final 'Far East' cruise area).
  H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2C - XV359  — '034/R', 809 NAS, HMS Ark Royal, November 1977
  H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2D - XN981  — '026/R', 809 NAS, HMS Ark Royal, August 1978 - [originally: Blackburn-built airframe]
*Please Note: Colour scheme information diagrams supplied with the model are only printed in 'Black and White'
Blackburn Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XN982 '235/V' H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XT276 '651/LM' H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2 - XV359 '100/E' H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2C - XV359 '034/R' H.S. Buccaneer S.Mk.2D - XN981 '026/R'
  'Click' images above for 'Full Colour' (jpg) version:

  Items Included
  Complete Airframe
  'Air Brake Petals' (2 types: Pre-Mod.1044 & Post-Mod.1044)  - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'
  'Main Flaps'  - Can be displayed 'Up' or fully 'Down'
  'Wings' (covering 'Modifications' from 1966-1978)  - Can be displayed 'Folded' to expose hinge and interior surface detail
  Cockpit Canopy  - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'
  Fully Detailed Cockpit Interior  - Including 'Photo-Etch' detailing
  Highly-detailed Martin Baker Mk.4MSB Ejector Seats (S.Mk.2)  - Including 'Photo-Etch' D-type Face Screen Firing Handles
  Highly-detailed Martin Baker Mk.6MSB Ejector Seats (S.Mk.2C/2D)  - Including 'Photo-Etch' B-type Face Screen Firing Handles
  Detailed Nose Interior  - Nose can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'
  Detailed Undercarriage
  'Assisted Take-Off Hooks' & 'Holdback' Mechanism Detail  - Fitted to enable catapult launches from an Aircraft Carrier
  'Optional Parts'  - To cover all major FAA Buccaneer S.Mk.2/2C/2D airframe 'Modifications' from 1966-1978
  Painted 'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set  - see below
  Canopy Frame 'Paint Mask'
  Comprehensive Payload choice + 6-page 'External Payload' Configuration Guide  - covering all sub-types: S.Mk.2, 2C & 2D
  Comprehensive Assembly and Painting Instructions  - including 2-page section for Payloads: Assembly + External Markings
  6-Page Photographic 'In Detail' Supplement
  Extensive 'Decal Set'  - Including full external markings & stencils to: Air Publication A.P.101B-1202-1A
  'Click' here for sample "Preview" of : Decal Sheet Artwork

Painted 'Photo-Etch' Detailing Set, includes:

Minitature Detonating Chords (Cockpit Canopy)
Windscreen Wiper Arm & Blade
Face Screen Firing Handles (Ejector Seats)
Rain Clearance Duct (Windscreen)
Pilot's Canopy Jettison Control Handle
Instrument Bezels
Nose Fold Hinge Assembly (complete with Conduit Cables)
Thigh Guards (splayed & straight)
Seat Harness

  Optional Payloads Included
  Martin Marietta AGM-12B 'Bullpup-A', Guided Air-to-Ground Missiles + Launchers
  AS.37 'Anti-Radar' Martel Missiles + Launcher Rails
  AJ.168 'TV' Martel Missiles + Launcher Rails
  Martel 'Acquisition' Data Link Pod + Pylon
  Twin Carrier with: 25lb Practice Bombs
  CBLS 100 Carrier with: 28lb Practice Bombs
  1,000lb H.E.M.C./H.E.S. Bombs
  2,000lb Practice Inert Store  - 'Red Beard' 15kT 'Target Marker Bomb' Thermo-Nuclear Weapon
  No.7 Mk.1 Rocket Launchers (36x 2-inch Rocket Projectiles)
  Mk.20 HDU Flight Re-Fuelling Pod + Pylon
  250 Imp. Gallon External Wing Tanks (2 types: Pre-Mod.5191 & Post-Mod.5193)
  Weapons Pylons [Pre-Mod.1188]
  Weapons Pylons [Pre-Mod.1188] with Sole Plates for 1,000lb H.E.M.C./H.E.S. Bombs
  'Universal' Weapons Pylons [Post-Mod.1188] + Adaptor Rails
  Bomb Door  - Can be displayed 'Open', with 4x 1,000lb H.E.M.C. Bombs
  Bomb Door with 'Aerodynamic Fairing' for 2,000lb Practice Inert Store  - Can be displayed 'Open'
  Fuel Jettison Pipe  - simulates fitting of: Weapons Bay 440 Imp. Gallon Long Range Fuel Tank
*Please Note: Payload information diagrams supplied with the model are only printed in 'Black and White'
Payload Configuration Diagram - page 1 Payload Configuration Diagram - page 2 Payload Configuration Diagram - page 3
Payload Configuration Diagram - page 4 Payload Configuration Diagram - page 5 Payload Configuration Diagram - page 6
Payloads: Colours + Decal Positions - page 1 Payloads: Colours + Decal Positions - page 2
'Click' on the images for 'Full Colour' (jpg) version:

  Assembly Instructions (Preview)
CMR72-238  Blackburn/Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.Mk.2/2C/2D, in "Fleet Air Arm" service

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