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Handley Page Halifax Mk.I/II Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-4670

Overview
Skill level: 5
Scale: 1:72
Length: 314 mm
Wingspan: 417 mm
Parts: 155

Description
WWII’s tried-and-true British bomber.

When the Handley Page Halifax was introduced in 1940, it revolutionized the aircraft industry. At the time, bombers were usually powered by two engines. The Handley Page Halifax was equipped with four. It entered service with the RAF Bomber Command in 1941, flying throughout Europe and the Middle East. The RAF Coastal Command and Transport Command also benefitted from the Halifax’s added horse- and firepower while stationed in the Far East. Kit features new tooling, a highly detailed interior, bomb bays with loads, separate ailerons, landing flaps and decal markings.

1/48 F6F-5 Hellcat Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-5262

Overview
Skill Level: 2
Scale: 1/48
Wingspan: 10-3/4″
Length: 8-1/4″
Height: 2-7/8″
Parts: 55

Description
The Zero’s airborne archenemy.

Designed to replace the subpar Wildcat, the F6F Hellcat is most famous as the Mitsubishi® Zero’s most formidable foe. Kit features folding wings, retracting landing gear, a complete load of bombs and rockets, a seated pilot figure, an outside crew figure and decals for two versions: 1. F6F-5 Hellcat, White 115 “Death ‘n Destruction”/BuNo 72534 of Ensigns Donald McPherson, Bill Kingston, Jr. and Lyttleton Ward, VF-83, U.S.S. Essex, May 1945 and 2. F6F-5 Hellcat, ‘7’ Paper Doll, Ensign Bob Burnell and Lt. Carl Brown, Jr., VF-27, U.S.S. Princeton, October 1944.


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