Airfix Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.1 in 1/48

Boulton Paul Defiant. What a amazing kit from Airfix!

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That looks exceptional. Love the finish and how its been weathered. :+1:

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Another stunning piece of work! :grin:

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All the surfaces have been treated for a stressed metal effect, then dressed up with Bare Metal Foil.
The national insignia are painted on.

Have used PE from Eduard, and the engine is from CMK.
The engine mounts and the other details around it, are scratch-built.

I love Defiant for its very unique concept.

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Thanks mate :slight_smile:

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Blackburn Roc? Blackburn got Boulton Paul to turn it’s Skua into a Naval equivalent of the Defiant, but it was even more disappointing…

Cheers,

M

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The Defiant looked high-tech and was a morale booster, but was really a piece of kit in search of a tactical role (which it eventually found).

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Yep. The night fighter was good at the role. It is really intriguing to build another one, but I am thinking black needs a lot of effort to end up with an interesting model.

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