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Airfix 1/72 scale de Havilland DH.82a Tiger Moth

By Phil Pignataro
Published: May 7, 2014

During World War II, the ubiquitous de Havilland Tiger Moth was to Royal Air Force pilots what the Stearman PT-17 was to American airmen — almost all fledgling pilots flew it during their initial training.

Airfix has released a little gem of a plastic model kit with its 1/72 scale Tiger Moth. Molded in Airfix’s standard blue-gray plastic, the kit’s 42 parts are in scale and, therefore, very delicate. The only marking option is for an elementary trainer circa 1940. 

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