This is a Failmile 'D' MTB. This version and number were operated by the 65th Canadian MTB flotilla in the English Channel.
I made the model
as this version as my Uncle was one of the crew. This model
hull is built
in the in the same was the real boats were using double diagonal planking
. The propulsion is with 4 props paired using a dual ESC by Action Electronics and 2 11.1v LIPO batteries
These MTB were powered with 4 Packard 4M-2500 Engines with a hull speed of 34.5kts.
Armament:- 4 x 18" torpedo's, 2 x 6pdr Mkv11 guns, Twin 20mm Oerlikon gun, 2 x twin Vickers Machine
guns on powered mounts, as well as other smaller machine
guns on the bridge.
For more info goto the Manitoba Maritime Museum (Motor: COMBO 380) (ESC: ACTION ELECTRONICS) (8/10)