World War 1 Coastal Series -
Ships, Flying Boats and Floatplanes
by Langton Miniatures
In Scale 1:200, 16ft = 1 inch.
The boxed kits include diagram/assembly instructions, water slide
decals, and a
colour photo of a finished model.
Price of kit: £12.50
|The Sablatnig SF2 - 26 of these unarmed, two seat reconnaisance
and coastal patrol aircraft were made from June 1916. They were equipped
with a radio, had a maximum speed of 81.25mph and a ceiling of 4,920ft.
They were ofen used for training and most German pilots would have been familiar with the Sablatnig's controls
Price of kit: £16.50
|This two seat, reconnaisance aircraft had the distinction of
being the first plane ever designed for carrier operation. Her wings were
able to be folded backwards for stowage when required, making it easier for
shipboard operation. The Campania took off from the vessel's deck on a
jettisonable trolley and was recovered from the sea by hoist after her
The Campania's first flight was in February 1917. By October 1918, Britain had 42 Campanias in operation on seaplane carriers or naval air stations.
Armed with one Lewis gun on a scarff mounting in the rear cockpit and with racks for two 100lb bombs beneath the wings, the Campania had a max speed of 80.5mph, a ceiling of 5,500ft and an endurance of 3 hours.
W4's had a speed of
100mph, could reach a ceiling of 9,840ft and were armed with two fixed
Spandau machine guns synchronised to fire through the airscrew.
Price of kit: £12.00
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