Airfix


Airfix 1/48 Blenheim Mk1f, L6739 / YP*Q, 23 SQN RAF


by David Harvey

 

Serial No

L6739 / YP*Q

A/C type

Blenheim Mk 1f

Based at

23 SQN RAF Wittering, Cambridgeshire, Feb 1940

History

Issued to 23 Squadron on 2nd September 1939. It fought throughout the Battle of Britain as a night fighter before being struck off charge in December 1940 after being damaged. The current aircraft is a rebuild using a nose donated for the task which bore the ID plate of L6739.

Scheme

Dark Earth, Dark Green uppers and Black undersides

Kit

1/48 AIrfix Blenheim Mk 1f

Reference

Instructions and internet

 

Introduction

This is the completed model of the Airfix 1/48 Blenheim Mk 1f done as L6739 of 23 SQN, RAF as per the build log on the AMI Forum HERE.

For history on the aircraft itself go to the link HERE.

The Images