Czech Master Resin - CMR Models

1/72 De Havilland Venom FB.1 model kit

product # CMR-188

Product Article by Steve Bamford on June 5 2009


This latest release from Czech Master Resin is a 1/72 De Havilland Venom FB.1 model kit.

Paint schemes include:

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WK418'V', 145 Squadron, RAF Celle, Germany, 1954-57

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WR284'G', 94 Squadron Aerobatic Team, RAF Celle, Germany, 1955

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WE470'O' 14 Sqn., RNZAF, RAF Tengah, Singapore, Operation 'Firedog', Malaya 1956

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WK428'I' 14 Sqn., RNZAF, RAF Tengah, Singapore, Operation 'Firedog', Malaya, Oct. 1956

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WR341'G', 14 Squadron, RNZAF, RAF Tengah, Singapore, Sept. 1956

  • De Havilland Venom FB.1 - WE469'O', 45 Squadron, RAF Tengah, Singapore, April 1957

Items Included:

  • Complete Airframe

  • 'Air Brakes' - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'

  • 'Main Flaps' - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'

  • Highly-Detailed Cockpit Interior

  • Photo-Etch Detailing Set (1) 'Painted' - Instrument Panels, Seat Harness, Controls, etc.

  • Photo-Etch Detailing Set (2) - Wheel Hub Faces, Undercarriage, Payload detailing, etc.

  • Detailed Martin-Baker Mk.2F Ejector Seat - Includes: Photo-Etch Harness, Back Cushion, Foot Rest, Firing Handle, etc.

  • Highly-Detailed Undercarriage

  • Cockpit Canopy - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'

  • Canopy Paint Mask

  • Assembly and Painting Instructions - includes individual numbered 'Resin' parts diagrams

  • Photographic 'In Detail' Supplement

  • Comprehensive Decal Set - including full airframe stenciling based on manufacturer's drawings

  • Separate Stencil positioning diagrams

Please Note: Model also includes the following items to make a Prototype or Early Production D.H. Venom FB.1 airframe:

  • 'Optional' Fixed Pilot's Seat and Harness - as fitted to early non-ejector seat version

  • 'Optional' Fins for Wingtip Tanks

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Optional Payloads Included

  • Mk.8 Rocket Projector Rails
  • 60lb. S.A.P./H.E. Shell, No.1, Mk.1 Rocket Projectiles
  • 25lb. A.P. Shot, No.1, Mk.1 Rocket Projectiles
  • 60lb. Concrete Practice Shell, Rocket Projectiles
  • 25lb. Shot, Practice (Concrete) Rocket Projectiles
  • 1,000lb H.E.M.C. 'Freefall' Bombs
  • 500lb H.E.M.C. 'Freefall' Bombs
  • 250lb H.E.M.C. 'Freefall' Bombs

You can purchase this and other items directly from Czech Master Resin or from the many retailers that carry their products.


Photos and text by Steve Bamford