In August 1912, the BlÃ©riot Experimental 2 earned the highest marks in aircraft trials at Larkhill. During the competition, the two-seater broke the British altitude record, climbing to 10,560 feet. Equipped with a more powerful engine, the unarmed B.E.2a was introduced in 1913 and was the first British aircraft to arrive in France during World War I. This model is of the BE2e version, equipped as a light bomber. Features: Fully detailed RAF 90hp engine Fully detailed Cockpit Fully detailed guns and bombs 12 pages of parts 10pages of beautifully illustrated instructions Fully editable by customer Cardmodels.net members can receive $2.00 discount on the retail price until 10pm GMT July 4th 2004. Input the code Tomasz_BE2e into the discount field in the shop catalogue.