1/72 Airfix RAF Rescue Launch (“Whaleback”)
This is the OLD Airfix kit which has been around since the 60″s. It’s been reboxed many times, but the molds are the same. It’s small next to the Vosper, and PT Boats, but has a unique shape, giving it the “Whaleback” nickname. The kit can be built in the 1041 or ’43 variant, according to armament and markings. Last shown is an earlier build of the “43 version.
The build was straight forward. The only problem I had was the putting the cabin together, probably my fault. All’s well that ends…
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