News Revell nov-dec 2011: Ships


Pamir Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-5629

Skill level: 5
Scale: 1:250
Length: 460 mm
Height: 256 mm
Parts: 268

The famous Flying P-Liner!

Prized for its speed and reliability, the four-masted Pamir was built in 1905 for the F. Laeisz Hamburg shipyard. She was the last wind-powered cargo ship to circle Cape Horn in 1949. While en route to Hamburg in 1957, the Pamir sank in a hurricane, with only six survivors. Kit features a detailed deck with planking, a textured two-part hull, detailed deck superstructures, detailed masts with yards, two anchors, six life boats, 34 textured sails, rigging thread, ready-made shrouds, ships’ bell and rudder, rails, a display stand, decals and a flag table.


USS Intrepid Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 80-5108

Skill level: 3
Scale: 1:720
Length: 369 mm
Parts: 110

The “Fighting I,” in 1/720 scale.

Nicknamed the “Fighting I,” the U.S.S. Intrepid was the third of twenty-four Essex-class carriers built for the U.S. Navy during WWII. She was crucial to several Pacific Theater campaigns, including the Battle of Leyte Gulf. After the war, she was used as a recovery ship during the Mercury and Gemini programs. Today, she is anchored off New York’s coast as a museum ship. Kit features a textured flight deck, superstructures with radar equipment, a shipboard cannon, anti-aircraft guns, aircraft, four propellers and decal markings for the flight deck and aircraft.


1/400 Titanic Special – 100th Anniversary Plastic Model Kit

Product ID: 85-0380

Skill Level: 3
Scale: 1/400
Length: 26-1/2″
Width: 2-1/2″
Height: 8-1/2″
Parts: 268

Celebrate the centennial of the luxury liner’s launch.

Before she had even set sail on her April 10, 1912 maiden voyage, the R.M.S. Titanic had already captured the world’s imagination. The Titanic’s reputation as the era’s largest luxury liner wasn’t just hyperbole; at full capacity, she would carry up to 3,547 passengers and 885 crewmen!

• This impressively sized, incredibly detailed 100th anniversary edition kit features thread to simulate rigging and a commemorative display stand.
• Exclusive “extras” include authentic reproductions of the Titanic’s illustrated 25-page promotional booklet; the ship’s menu card and three White Star Line cruise ship postcards. All are recreated on paper similar to the originals!
• Collectible packaging features a complete timeline of important events in the Titanic’s history.