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P-40C TOMAHAWK -- Plastic Model Airplane Kit -- 1/48 Scale -- #12280

Academy Plastics P-40C TOMAHAWK -- Plastic Model Airplane Kit -- 1/48 Scale -- #12280
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This is a 1/48 Plastic P-40C Tomahawk Model Kit from Academy Plastics. It's for ages 10 and up.

The P-40C Tomahawk is an early model of the Curtiss Wright P-40 series. The first flight of the Tomahawk was on April 10, 1941. It was equipped with a new fuel supplying system and much more advanced radio equipment. Of the 16,802 P-40s, 1,705 of them were the "C" type. Currently, only one of these historical craft has been restored and is being kept in flight condition.

Product Features
  • Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in light grey..
  • The exterior of the craft is complete with fully engraved pane lines..
  • Sports a highly detailed cockpit interior..
  • Super detailed engine gives the craft a great sense of realism..
  • The craft is armed with machine guns that are carefully hidden in th forward-facing tip of each wing..
  • Carefully designed landing gear is an exact replica of the rea thing..
  • Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly..
Product Specifications
  • Scale: 1/48
  • Length: 7-1/2" (19cm)
  • Width: 9-1/4" (23.5cm)
  • Height: 2-1/2" (6.3cm)
Product Markings
  • One Decal Sheet with Markings for Two Aircraft
  • 1: Curtiss Hawk 81-A2 (P-40C), Robert H. Neale, 1st PS, Jun 1942
  • 2: Cuetiss Hawk 81-A2 (P-40C), Charles Older, 3rd PS, May 1942
  • Airframe Colors
  • 1: Dark Green, Dark Earth, Sky Gray
  • 2: Dark Green, Dark Earth, Sky Gray
  • Detail Colors
  • Flat Black, Clear Blue, Semigloss Black, Brown, White
What's Included

One 1/48 Plastic P-40C Tomahawk Model Kit

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Model Master Flat Black 37038 1/2 oz -- Hobby and Model Enamel Paint -- #1749
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Acrylic XF16 Flat Aluminum 3/4 oz -- Hobby and Model Acrylic Paint -- #81316
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Model Master Flat White 37875 1/2 oz -- Hobby and Model Enamel Paint -- #1768
Model Master Flat White 37875 1/2 oz -- Hobby and Model Enamel Paint -- #1768
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One of the best P-40C kits I've ever built
By blawhorne May 12, 2014
This P-40C was a great one. With extra parts for an option to convert this kit to Academy's classic P-36 Hawk, this Warhawk has great fit, recessed panel lines, and much more to surprise the recipient of this Academy delight.
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p 40 c
By sadiecakes2015 February 17, 2017
great kit ! academy has done it again. great panel lines no flash. one of the best tomahawk models I have seen in a long time .don't pass this one up
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Great Kit
By olszowka January 2, 2018
Just Finished Academy P-40C War Hawk Fun build all parts fit great, and the finished product is great looking. The Instructions was the only Problem It was just pictures with numbers to follow by, and there were extra parts that did not fit anywhere But It was still a great build. I would recommend this build
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Product Tags
Scale : 1/48 Scale (1054)
Sector : Military (2579)
Country : United States (1145)
Type : Fighter (1500)
Era : World War II (1111)
Manufacturer Comments
  • Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children..
  • Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives..
  • Modeling paint should only be used by an adult in a well-ventilate area..
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