ILYA Muromets, Russian Heavy Bomber 1/72 1997 Issue

ILYA Muromets, Russian Heavy Bomber 1/72 1997 Issue

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Very nicely molded and features excellent interior, detailed engines, defensive gun positions, all control horns, rigging diagram and more. With decals for four different aircraft: Kievskij Type V-9 Piloted by Lt. I. Bashko in February of 195, Ukrainian Squadron Summer 1918, 1st Polish Aviation Corps Bobrujsk February 1918 and Red Army Aviation 1919.

The Ilya Muromets was the world's first four engine aircraft, the first to carry bombs and the first to have a bomb sight. Designed by Igor Sikorsky, it was the largest airplane in the world at the time. 88 Aircraft were built and the airplane set payload records. The aircraft was used by the Russian Army by both sides during the Russian Civil War.