HMS Pegasus was the sixth of 25 Swan Class ship rigged sloops ordered by the Admiralty between 1766 and 1780. Built at Sheerness Dockyard, Pegasus was launched on December 27th, 1776. A sister ship to HMS Fly, she was sleek-hulled and carried a wealth of carvings and decorations
The Russian 20 gun brig Mercury was laid down in Sevastopol on January 28, 1819. She was designed as a patrol ship to guard the Northern Caucasus coast. Built of Crimean oak, with a shallow draught and equipped with oars, the Mercury was launched on 7 May 1820 and broken up on November 9, 1857
The French Bleriot XI was one of the emblematic aircraft of the pioneering era, and won fame on the 25th of July 1909 when Louis BlTriot successfully crossed the English Channel from Calais to Dover in 36 minutes and 30 seconds. Scale: 1:10 Length: 84 cm
Amati's 1954 Ferrari Hydroplane is a real head turner combining beauty, speed and ease of construction. Laser cut wooden bulkheads and birch plywood decking are over planked with individual mahogany strips for a smooth finish. fins, motor cover and seats are made of strong yet flexible polystyrene
Amati's, winner of the "MODEL OF THE YEAR" award at the 1996 International Toy Fair is sure to please even the most discriminating modeler. The 36" molded resin hull is perfectly pre-shaped and requires only light sanding before painting.