The two decks were connected by gangways for the transfer ofaircraft from one deck to another. In addition, a large crane and doorway wereprovided at the rear of the aft hanger for seaplane recovery. It wasquickly found that the turbulence caused by the superstructure and large funnelmade landings on a very hazardous operation and all landings operations werediscontinued, though flying off training and experiments from the forward deckcontinued. On July 7 1918, 2F1 Sopwidth Camels fromFurious performed the first carrier born attack when they bombed the GermanZeppelin base at Tondern. In conjunction with HMS Argus a moreambitious operation, an airborne torpedo attack on the German High seas Fleetanchored in the Jade was planned, but the war ended before it could be carriedout.HMS Furious retained this form, withconstant minor changes, until 1922 when she entered dock at Devonport forconversion into a flush decked Aircraft Carrier. Cast Resin waterline hull approx 13 ¾ long. Flat cast Flight Decks and Superstructure parts.
Small parts cast on Sprues, including 6 each of Sopwidth Camels and 1 ½Strutters. Brass rod for masts and booms. Decal sheet with Royal Navy WWI style aircraft markings.Colored Drawing showing the complex multicolor Dazzle Scheme. Large photo etch fret which includes the landing on deck side and end netting, struts, landing gear, and propellers for the aircraft, railings, Seaplanecrane, ect.
The item "Loose Cannon HMS FURIOUS 1918 1/700 waterline resin kit" is in sale since Wednesday, June 20, 2018. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Military\Sea". The seller is "davang-wkp1xg" and is located in Franklin, Ohio. This item can be shipped worldwide.