Fairey Swordfish Floatplane
Fairey Swordfish Mk.1 Floatplane
Box art by Unknown
Key Information
Kit name Fairey Swordfish Mk.1 Floatplane
Ref. number 05006
Price £15.99
Scale 1:72
Dimensions (mm) L166 x 193
Skill level
Difficulty rating3
Kit contents
Parts 149
Transfer sheets 1

By 1939 the Fleet Air Arm had 13 squadrons equipped with the Swordfish Mark I. There were also three flights of Swordfish equipped with floats, for use off aircraft catapult-equipped warships. One operating from HMS Warspite during the Second Battle of Narvik in 1940, subsequently sank the U-boat U-64

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