1/48 SCALE 63” X 5.5”
Germany's Type XXI U-boat, introduced at
the end of WWII, was the first "true submarine." Equipped with a
snorkel for its diesel engines, air conditioning, advanced hydrophones, and
hydrodynamic streamlining, it could operate submerged continuously and
influenced postwar submarine design for decades.
upper and lower epoxy GRP hull halves with scribed detail.
GRP conning tower.
resin turrets with moveable brass gun barrels.
resin control surfaces with shafts.
etched brass deck detail set.
hull drain/flood grates.
and RDF loop.
steel propeller shafts with thrust bearings.
resin WTC mounts and thrust bearing bulkhead.
linkage set (includes mounting plates, control arms, etc. for rudder
& stern planes and bow planes).