Airfix 1/48 scale de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW.2
Airfix packs this model kit with options, including posable control surfaces, including the flaps, folded wings, and canopies open or closed.
July 6, 2011
|Some years ago, I saw some video of operations onboard a British aircraft carrier that showed Wessex helicopters, F-4 Phantoms, and de Havilland Sea Vixens taking off and landing. The thing that really struck me was how the Sea Vixen made the Phantom look almost dainty and nimble — two words that really should not appear in a sentence with an F-4! The Sea Vixen just looked so incredibly brutish and unorthodox in a carrier role — behemoth would not be too strong an adjective! It was the final and largest of de Havilland’s twin-boom jets, the others being the Venom and Vampire.|
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