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Airfix A11170 Apollo Saturn V 1:144 Scale Series 11 Plastic Model Kit

by Airfix

RRP: £37.99
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  • 1:144 scale plastic scale model kit
  • Construction and painting required: yes, glue and paints need to be purchased separately
  • Skill level: 3 (where 1 is for the beginner and 4 is for the more experienced modeller)
  • Dimensions: length: 768mm x width: 132mm
  • Number of parts: 78
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Technical Details
Item Weight150 g
Product Dimensions50.8 x 31.8 x 7.6 cm
Manufacturer recommended age:8 - 3 years
Item model numberA11170
Assembly RequiredYes
Scale1:144
Batteries Required?No
  
Additional Information
ASINB002B555WA
Best Sellers Rank 65,362 in Toys & Games (See top 100)
Shipping Weight898 g
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Date First Available27 Mar 2009
  
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  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months


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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By M Sweeney on 13 Feb 2011
I bought this as a christmas present for my 57 year old dad who loves everything todo with space. And he loved it. it looks great when its finished, the only fault is that it doesnt come with paint or glue so u have to spend another £20 on them, other than that its brilliant.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Mr. John R. D. Morrey on 30 Jun 2010
This is a re-release of the 30 year-old Airfix kit which still builds up to a very impressive and large model, the old Airfix Saturn V suffered from some dimensional innacuracies - the Command and service modules at the top of the S-IVB stage were too narrow, giveing the rocket a very odd and narrow appearance in its upper sections. Thankfully the 40th Anniversary release corrects this flaw with a new sprue section containing the revised parts. The command module however is still the original so If you wish to remove the escape tower and boost protective cover at the top you'll be dissapointed to see the vastly undersized Command Module underneath, its small issue though.

That aside the rest of the rocket still looks as good as it did all those years ago, each of the stages twists and locks bayonet-style into each other so the assembled rocket fits together very securely, naturally some detail is compromised because of this and also around the engine assemblies where in reality you'd see an endless network of piping and wiring but there's plenty of scope to add this if you feel your skills are up to the task.

Get one, build it, and display it - the Saturn V still reigns as the most powerful, complex, and successful machines ever built by man, and it looks great on your desk !
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By MarkSS on 30 Mar 2010
If you are interested in the Moon landings and the 'Space Race' you'll like this kit. It's not cheap, and is showing its age a bit now, but as long as you don't look too closely the finished model looks very impressive. The separate stages are removable, so the model can be used to explain how the real rocket was used. If, like me, you watch the mighty Saturn V launches with awe, then treat yourself to this kit - it really does look good standing ready for launch next to my TV !
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Nick on 9 Jan 2014
Really enjoyed building this airfix Appllo 11 kit, took me back to my childhood!
The instructions were mostly well laid out, some of the part numbers were a bit difficult to see but apart from that well made. Best tip is to dry fit parts to test before gluing and if necessary use an emery board to lightly sand down any rough areas from the moulding process.
I'm may paint it at a later stage but it looks fine with the supplied decals and a bonus is all the rocket stages separate. Might have the model bug now, oh well out to the garden hut for me then!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By kristian mork on 14 April 2013
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decent model worth building :)

cab be awkward to assemble some parts, beginners may struggle with that. butits a good model for any space fan.
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