Full Size printed Plans Scale 1:142 Battlecruiser L 49" Suitable for Radio control
Listing is for Full Size printed Plans
Not a Kit or Printed Plans
Full Size Printed Plan 51" x 34"
Ten pages of building notes and photos
Suitable for Radio control
This is not a difficult model to make though I would not recommend it to a complete beginner. Anyone who has built a working model, aircraft or boat, should have no real trouble
My model includes rotation of A and Y turrets and a 'banger' is also fitted in the hull driven by a separate motor. It consists of a sprung hammer striking a plywood sounding board and whilst I would not claim that it sounds much like heavy artillery it nevertheless draws attention
HMS Invincible was a battlecruiser of the British Royal Navy, the lead ship of her class of three, and the first battlecruiser to be built by any country in the world. In the First World War she participated in the Battle of Heligoland Bight in a minor role as she was the oldest and slowest of the British battlecruisers present. She fired on the light cruiser Cöln, but did not hit her before Cöln was sunk by the battlecruiser Lion. During the Battle of the Falkland Islands, Invincible and her sister Inflexible sank the armoured cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau almost without loss to themselves, despite numerous hits by the German ships.
She was the flagship of the 3rd Battlecruiser Squadron during the Battle of Jutland. The squadron had been detached from Admiral Beatty's Battlecruiser Fleet a few days before the battle for gunnery practice with the Grand Fleet and acted as its heavy scouting force during the battle. She was destroyed by a magazine explosion during the battle after 'Q' turret was penetrated.
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