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In the early 50s Danish architect and former wartime RAF pilot Ejnar Billing exhibited a self-made model of a fishing boat in the window hobby store belonging to his wife. After the photo of the model appeared in a magazine, Mr. Billing overwhelmed in order to position dozens of pieces of the same model. Because it was not in his power so much to handle, it occurred to him that the boat will offer a kit - the first mass-produced kit with wooden frames with the keel, ribs and planking hull design mimicking the most real ship. This method of construction is quickly befriended by Mr billing models and began to conquer the world. In 1958, then founded the company bearing the family name still Billing Boats. Over the years, the design perfected and upgraded models in the '60s introduced the use of plastic moldings hulls, then embarked on CNC machines at the turn of the 80s and 90s in Billing Boats started to benefit from laser cutting parts. Today the company manages the third generation billing and floating RC models and mock-leafing table still represents the ultimate in marine modeling.
We are pleased to offer a series of kits Billing Boats from which you can build sophisticated exquisite detail leafing models and create a stylish complement your interior with salty smell of the sea and the call of faraway places ...
Yawl FD 10 1:50
Sailboats type yawl have their origins in England, but were also very popular in the waters around the Faroe Islands, Iceland and Norway. Yawl FD 10 with a displacement of 63.5 tons was built in 1930 in the Danish shipyard Nyborg. Shortly after it was sold to the Faroe Islands, which sailed under the name Sjostjornan TG II. During the next 20 years he held a number of owners and names, until it was sold in 1950 to Iceland and renamed Arnanes. FD 10 is designed for intermediate boat builders; It is designed as a non-floating table mockup.
FD 10 has a hull of a classic wooden structure made of laser-carved parts of the hull planking and a wooden deck. Kit includes all wooden and plastic parts needed to complete the model, dummy accessories, sails etc.