Vickers Wellington (4 pcs)

SKU: WBR-643
1 customer review

$4.75

British medium bomber, mainstay of Bomber Command during early years of war

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Vickers Wellington

The Vickers Wellington was a British twin-engined, long-range medium bomber. It was designed during the mid-1930s at Brooklands in Weybridge, Surrey, led by Vickers-Armstrongs‘ Chief Designer Rex Pierson; a key feature of the aircraft is its geodesic fuselage structure, principally designed by Barnes Wallis. Development had been started in response to Air MinistrySpecification B.9/32; issued in the middle of 1932, this called for a twin-engined day bomber capable of delivering higher performance than any previous design. Other aircraft developed to the same specification include the Armstrong Whitworth Whitley and the Handley Page Hampden. During the development process, performance requirements such as for the tare weight changed substantially, as well as the powerplant for the type being swapped.

Additional Information: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vickers_Wellington

1 review for Vickers Wellington (4 pcs)

  1. Mike (verified owner)

    Lovely smooth casting as ever, but I gotta say it feels like it lacks the heft of the chunkier manufacturers. For some stuff like the P-51, you want smooth and curvy. I’m sure this is really accurate but it feels small and thin. Even for a light bomber like a Wellington, I want something chunkier.

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