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Reflector Gunsight MkII

If the cockpit of your RC model Spitfire or Hurricane looks a bit empty, perhaps this is what’s missing - the reflector gunsight that’s mounted in clear view at the top of the instrument panel. Your fighter is not really complete without one!
SKU: 3D055
$19.37
$0.96
$18.41
Full Description
Our 3D printed kit of the Barr & Stroud Reflector Sight MkII contains parts to build two complete gunsights; an early version with oval reflector glass, and a later version with square glass. As well as parts made on our 3D printers, the kit includes laser-cut clear plastic parts to represent the lenses in the gunsight body, plus the reflector glass itself. The gunsights are approximately 1:5 scale, making them suitable for use on models built from a number of our plans.
The version with oval shaped reflector glass was In use from 1938 to end of 1940. It was installed in the last RAF biplane fighters, the Bulldog and Gladiator, and in Spitfires and Hurricanes throughout the Battle of Britain. Suitable plans include:

MW3455    Bristol Bulldog
MW3344    Gloster Gladiator
MW3333  Hawker Hurricane MkI
MW3566    Hawker Hurricane MkI
MW3342    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IA

The later version with square reflector glass was In use from the start of 1941 until the end of WWII. These were installed in most British fighter aircraft operated by the RAF, including Spitfires, Hurricanes, Typhoons & Tempests, as well as some US aircraft in both RAF and USAAF service, including the P-40, P-47 and P-51. Slightly modified versions were produced for rocket firing and night-fighter use.

MW3337    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.VIII & IX
MW3342    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XIV & XIX
MW3563    Supermarine Spitfire Mk.16E
MW3565    Hawker Tempest Mk.V
MW3564    Hawker Typhoon Mk.1B
MW3332    Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (Bubble Canopy)
MW3335    Republic P-47D Thunderbolt (Razorback)
MW3329    Curtiss P-40E Kittyhawk
MW3325    North American P-51D Mustang

3D modelling by mal.luff@traplet.com