B-17E USAAF''PACIFIC THEA

This is the Academy USAAF B-17E "Pacific Theater" 1/72 scale plastic model airplane kit.

Academy B-17E USAAFPACIFIC THEA
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 Academy Plastics # acy12533
$39.99
 
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Academy Plastics Item # acy12533
Specifications :
  • Scale: 1/72
  • Skill level: 4
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"B-17E USAAF Pacific Theater"
rduchaney
great addition to collection - best model co. to work with

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Features

  • Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in gray and clear.
  • Precisely engraced cockpit and landing gear.
  • Accurately detailed panel lines and rivets.
  • Waterslide decals.
  • Illustrated instructions.

Specs

  • Scale: 1/72
  • Skill level: 4

Includes

One plastic model


Requirements & Suggestions

  • Assembly
  • Modeling Knife (EXL16001) (XACX3627) (EXL16018)
  • Plastic cement (GPMR6001)
  • Sprue Cutter (XUR410A) (TES8940) (EXL55594)
  • Paint (FS37038 Flat Black, FS30219 Tan, FS34151 Zinc Chromate Type I, FS17178 Silver, Steel, FS34087 Olive Drab, FS36320 Neutral Gray, Burnt Iron, FS13538 Yellow, FS37875 Flat White, Clear Red, Clear Blue)
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Reviews

  
 
"Disappointed"
exogen
I was looking so forward to adding an E model b17 to my mini museum. Not happy. Right wing dihedral waaaay off. Left gap I had to fill. Doesn't look right. Not happy. Many extra/duplicate parts. Check part numbers! Test fit! Lack of detail. No ammo belts.Tires do not fit in well for gear up. Hadn't to cut the wells out. Other PITA's. Can't recommend. I hate doing a bad review. But it is what it is. Expect a lot of work to get this one right.

Markings

  • One decal sheet with markings for 4 versions
  • _ 1) B-17E 41-2440 'Calamity JANE' 98th BS/11th BG, South Pacific, 1942-43
  • 2) B-17E 41-2458 'YANKEE DIDD'LER' 65th BS/43th BG, South- West Pacific
  • 3) B-17E 41-9227 'YANKEE DOODLE Jr.' 431th BS/11th BG, South Pacific, 1942-43
  • 4) B-17E Unknown 19th BG captured by Japenese Army Air Force, Bandung Air Base, Spring 1942

Comments

Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please kee away from children 3 years of age and younger.

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