Boulton Paul P.99 (Unicraft, Resin)

TYPE: Interceptor, low/medium altitude fighter. Project.


POWER PLANT: One Rolls-Royce “Griffon II” engine, rated at 2,220 hp

PERFORMANCE: 315 m.p.h. at 17,000 ft

COMMENT: The Boulton Paul P.99 was one of several high-performance fighter projects of the Royal Air Force during WW II. The P. 99 was a twin-boom design, the Griffon engine was mounted in the rear driving two contra-rotating pusher propellers. This arrangement allowed the pilot an excellent visibility.