The Superfortress was used extensively in the China/Burma/India theatre, the SW Pacific during WWII and later in the Korean conflict. Although it was used at low altitude over Japan, it was designed and built as a high altitude, long range strategic heavy bomber capable of carrying a 20,000 lb bomb payload. Defensive armament included 4 remotely controlled turrets, each utilizing two .50 caliber machine guns. Features: Bomb load, complete interior, Hamilton Standard hydromatic propellers. 1:48 Scale. Skill Level 2-requires paint and glue (not included).
FEATURES: Molded gray plastic parts with realistic surfacedetails and recessed panel lines. Hamilton Standard propellers. Earlystyle AN/APQ-13 radome and SCR-595 IFF antenna assemblies. Five crewmember figures. Highly detailed interior, cockpit, and bomb bay withbomb load. Rotating gun turret. Detailed landing gear. Clear moldedwindshield, blister and nose parts. Authentic silkscreen water slidedecal markings. Illustrated assembly guide.
MARKING OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for TwoAircraft: 1: Boeing B-29-5-BW, "Humpin Honey", 462ndBombardment Group, 770th Bombardment Squadron, Chengtu, China (July1944). 2: Boeing B-29A-40-BN, "Cream of the Crop", 19thBombardment Group, 30th Bombardment Squadron, Kadena Air Force Base(Guam 1951). Aircraft & Detail Colors: -Aircraft Gray, Aluminum,Blue, Emerald Green, Flat Black, Flat Brown, Flat Dark Green, FlatWhite, Flat Yellow, Gloss Black, Red, Gunmetal, Leather, Light Gray,Military Brown, Olive Drab, Rubber, Silver, Steel, Tan, Wood, Yellow.
Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS)
SPECS: Scale: 1:48
Wingspan: 35-1/4" (89.5cm)
|Mfr Part Number||85-5711|