Italeri 0103s BR.20 Cicogna Vintage Collection

Price: £22.50 - £24.78
(as of Nov 03,2018 00:13:02 UTC – Details)

The original kits have long been unavailable to buy, but are still in the modellers hearts, the model kit FIAT BR.20 is presented in the same box and with the original sprues of the FIRST VERSION RELEASED IN 1972.

The hologram includes the sequence number assigned to each box as a guarantee of limited edition.

This aircraft first appeared in 1936 and was almost entirely built in metal. It became one of the most

famous Italian medium bombers. The planes of the first series had their debut operationally in the

Spanish Civil War with the 35th bomber Group “Le Cicogne” from which they took their name.

In the same period the Japanese government order this aircraft for operation in ChinaIn 1939 the BR.20M appeared (M for “modificato” amended) on which there where several improvements and which had a different sharped nose. The BR.20’s were placed with the various units of the Italian Royal Air Force and operated on almost all war fronts. In september 1940 the BR.20M’s of the 13th and 43rd Bomber Wing took part in action, mainly at night, during the Battle of Britain operating from bases in Belgium, but were soon withdrawn as the situation in the Mediterranean worsened.Scale: 1:72.
Length of approx. 231 mm.

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