News Revell apr 2011: Aircraft


1/72 SA-16B Albatross Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-0020

Skill Level 2
Scale: 1/72
Length: 10-9/16″
Wingspan: 16-1/16″
Parts: 64

The amphibious favorite of the U.S.A.F.

Introduced in 1949, the amphibious SA-16 Albatross was first used by the U.S.A.F. Air Rescue Service in Korea to rescue stranded pilots. Other uses for the SA-16 ranged from anti-submarine missions to escort and surveillance missions. The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Coast Guards also used the aircraft for conducting search-and-rescue missions throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Kit features retractable landing gear, three crewmen figures, a life raft with two survivors and two marking options: 1. U.S.A.F. SA-16B, 354th Tactical Fighter Wing and 2. U.S.A.F. SA-16B, Military Air Transport Services.


SSP – Selected Subjects Program – Limited Production – One-time offering.


Glider LS-8t (with engine) Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-4273

Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:32
Length: 207 mm
Wingspan: 559 mm
Parts: 48

Race it, or fly at your leisure.

Efficient and highly aerodynamic, the LS8 is a favorite of everyday pilots and competitors alike. The Turbo “t” variant pairs a Solo 2525 engine with a small-diameter paddle prop for increased power and reduced drag. Kit features a detailed Solo engine, a movable cockpit canopy, a detailed cockpit with controls, winglets for the 15 m version, extensions for the 18 m version, a detailed undercarriage, rotating wheels, a monocoque seat with harness, levers, a microphone unit, rotating prop and decals for four German versions and Austrian, Swiss and French aircraft.


C-17 Qatar / RAF Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-4674

Skill level: 5
Scale: 1:144
Length: 362 mm
Wingspan: 355 mm
Parts: 127

The world’s most versatile military transport.

The impressive C-17 Globemaster III can transport up to 134 troops and up to 170,000 pounds of cargo per load. Current operators include the Royal Air Force and the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Kit features detailed surfaces with engraved panel joints, detailed engines, a detailed undercarriage, a one-piece cockpit, a choice of modeling the loading ramp in the “open” or “closed” position, separate interior fittings with integrated seats, separate undercarriage doors on the fuselage, a separate side entrance door with railing, plus decals for the RAF and Qatar Airways.