Revell B-17G Flying Fortress Bomber Model Kit 04283 Scale 1:72
- Brand: Revell
- MPN: 04283
- Scale: 1/72
- Type: Aircraft
- Material: Plastic
- Model: B-17G Flying Fortress
- AGE: 13+
- Colour: Multicoloured
- Country of Origin: Poland
- Product Features: Not Painted
- Product Length: 32.1 cm
- Product Width: 44 cm
- Sub Type: Kit
- Product Theme: Militaria
- Year Released: 2021
- Weight: 0.68 Kg
The B-17 Flying Fortress is the best-known American bomber of World War II.
Heavy losses in 1943, when a total of 120 bombers was shot down, lead to the conclusion that previous B-17 versions carried insufficient defensive armament. As a consequence, the front lower nose of the B-17G was equipped with a turret carrying two 12.7 mm machine guns, providing an effective defense against the feared frontal attacks.
This B-17G-35-VE 42-97880 Little Miss Mischief was delivered on 23 March 1944 and served from 15 June 1944 till 4 April 1945 with the 91st Bomb Group, 324th Bomb Squadron in Bassingbourn, England and having flown 75 operational missions.
- Detailed surface structure with engraved panel lines
- Detailed cockpit with side consoles and instrument panel
- Separate seats
- Complete bomb bay with bomb racks
- 4 bombs
- Rotating chin turret
- Bomb aiming equipment with seat in nose
- Detailed radio/navigation compartment with radio boxes
- Side windows options for machine guns
- Rotating ball turret,- Detailed upper machine gun turret
- Optional clear parts for front, cockpit and central upper machine gun positions
- 2 optional tail machine gun positions
- Separate tail fin
- Wings can be built with landing flaps lowered
- Cooling gills ring can be built open or closed
- Turbosupercharger imitation
- Separate air intake ducts
- Separate elevator and rudder
- Detailed undercarriage
Includes Transfers for 2 USAAF versions:
- B-17G-35-VE, serial 42-97880, DF-F, Little Miss Mischief , 8th Air Force, 1st Air Division, 1st Combat Wing, 91st Bomb Group, 324rd Bomb Squadron, Bassingbourn, UK, Feb. 1945
- B-17G-35-BO, serial 42-31909, Nine O Nine 8th Air Force, 1st Air Division, 1st Combat Wing, 91st Bomb Group, 323rd Bomb Squadron, Bassingbourn, UK, April 1945
- Number of Parts: 237
- Model Scale: 1:72
- Completed Model Length: 32.1cm
- Completed Model Wingspan: 44cm
Safety Information: Suitable for ages 13+. Model making should always be done under adult supervision.
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