'); doc.close(); }
85-5600 B-17G Flying Fortress 1

  (Click on Image to enlarge)

List Price: $34.95

(You can always remove this item later)

This is a 1/48 B17G Flying Fortress Plastic Model Aiplane Kit.
Skill Level 2 for ages 10 to Adult, Intermediate to Advanced Modelers.

Prototype Information:
Manufacturer: Boeing Aircraft Company, USA.
Name: B-17G Flying Fortress
Service History: USAAF; 1941-45;
Description: Heavily armed, 4-engine daylight heavy bomber
Features: The B-17G was the last bomber version of the venerable Flying Fort
and featured a new chin turret under the bomb aimer's position and improved
fuel tank venting which increased the aircraft's survivability in combat.

FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale for static display only
Markings included for two aircraft with unstaggered waist gun
148 parts in silver, black and clear with raised panel lines
Detailed gun turrets, landing gear and wheels, full interior framing
Detailed engine fronts and cowlings; correct nose and chin turret
Cockpit detail: floor, instrument panel, seats, and controls
Detailed bomb bay with bomb racks, bombs and positionable bomb doors
Includes bomb cart and sheet of tips for building dioramas by
Shep Paine
OPTIONS: Decal Options and Colour Schemes:
Single sheet of decals which contains national insignia, instrument
panel, aircraft ID number and code letters, and nose
art for two aircraft
A: "El Lobo II" s/n 42-32101, 457th BG 748th Sqdn, Nov 1944.
Aircraft is natural metal overall with olive drab anti-glare panels
B: "Chow Hound" s/n 42-31367, 91st BG 322 Sqdn, 1944.
Top: Olive Drab; Bottom: Neutral Grey
Additional Paints Required:
Flat: Black, Interior Green, Tan, Metallic Grey, Yellow,
Burnt Metal, Grey, Aluminum, Red, Blue, Orange, Light Grey
Gloss Colours: Silver, White, Gun Metal.

INCLUDES: One 1/48 B17G Flying Fortress Plastic Model Aiplane Kit.

Basic tools: Hobby knife, paint brushes, sandpaper.
Nice-to-have tools: Needle file set, sprue cutter (see XURON),
airbrush and associated accessories
Major components - liquid plastic cement (Testors, TENAX 7R)
Clear parts - White glue, odourless CA, or TENAX 7R
Detail parts - CA or tube-type (thick) plastic cement.

SPECS: Scale: 1/48th
Wingspan: 26"
Length: 19.2"