Painting and assembly required. Starter Sets include paint and cement. Skill level 2. Ages 10 and up.
All New Tooling! Designed initially to replace the Hawker Hurricane as the complementary high-altitude fighter to the Supermarine Spitfire, the Typhoon instead found its fame as a low-altitude ground-attack aircraft, spearheading the airbourne assault through occupied Europe after D-Day. Designed around the enormous 24-cylinder Napier Sabre, the Typhoon has a tough gestation before maturing as a capable, low-level fighter-bomber, devastating German armour in Normandy and beyond. Paint Scheme - Hawker Typhoon Ib, No.266 Squadron, 2nd Tactical Air Force, RAF, Holland and Germany, April/May 1944 Airfix Starter Sets are ideal for beginners. Medium Starter Sets are a little more challenging to build than the Small Starter Set range, with more parts.