Hurricane Mk.IIc

Scale: 1/48 Model #: 2726

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The Hawker Hurricane was the most widely used fighter by the British Royal Air Force at the beginning of the Second World War. He has contributed significantly to the victory of the RAF during the Battle of Britain, but during the war, has gradually given the role of front-line fighter to the more modern Spitfire. The Hurricane, however, has gradually changed its role by highlighting its versions and optionals very specific. The Hurricane Mk. IIC was in fact has a significant armament consists of 4 20 mm cannons. mounted in the wings with nearly 400 shots. The adoption of the 20mm cannons., Instead of the traditional 7.7 mm machine guns., The Hurricane made ​​extremely effective in attack missions on the ground and close support. The Hurricane Mk. IIC was equipped with the most powerful supercharged Merlin XX capable of delivering 1,185 HP and was easily recognizable because of the longer snout than previous versions.