Monoplane and Pilot, USA, revised (Britains 435)

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Monoplane and Pilot, USA, revised (Britains 435)

Aeroplane, Pilot and Hangar (Britains 1521).jpg (i)
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Arch Two , Area 16
Aviation (display)
Shelf 3
1937 - 1947

A drab green painted metal RAF monoplane with "star" roundels and striped tailfin (USA "Stars and Stripes"), made by Britains Ltd. from 1937 onwards, and sold as Aircraft Series set number 435.

The plane came with a box whose base converted into a cardboard model aircraft hangar.


The plane has a cast (lead?) body, curved sheet-metal wings and white rubber wheels. The radial engine block just behind the propeller has a very pronounced shape, and is a separate casting.


This is the later updated version of number 435, which, like 433 were redesigned in 1937, to be essentially a single-wing version of the new 1937 Britains biplane model, number 1521.