Detailed 1/72 scale assembly model kit of the Douglas A-20/DB-7, a World War II era twin-engine light-bomber/night-fighter. Developed by the Douglas Aircraft Company and introduced in 1941, the A-20 served with several Allied air forces, including the air forces of the United States, Great Britain, Soviet Union, Australia, South Africa, France, and The Netherlands. The designation DB-7 was used by air forces of Australia, South Africa, France, and The Netherlands. Although the A-20 had neither the speed of a true fighter aircraft nor the range of a bomber, the type was a favorite of many pilots who flew it because of its rugged dependability and excellent maneuverability. A-20 bomber variants ("Boston") and night-fighter variants ("Havoc") were produced and used by Allied air forces throughout the war. This Airfix 1/72 scale assembly kit features the Douglas DB-7B / Boston III variant, the first batch of the series to actually be ordered by Britain, in February 1940. This kit comes with 65 parts.
From the Manufacturer
Amongst other operations the Boston III, a light bomber, took part in the attacks on the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau and Prinz Eugen during their dash through the English Channel (Operation Cerberus) and the infamous raid on Dieppe (Operation Jubilee). Three hundred were delivered and some were converted for use in intruder and night fighter roles.