PBY5A Black Cat Aircraft -- Plastic Model Airplane Kit -- 1/72 Scale -- #12487

Academy Plastics PBY5A Black Cat Aircraft -- Plastic Model Airplane Kit -- 1/72 Scale -- #12487
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Product Number:ACY12487
Product Description

This is a plastic 1/72 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina USN Patrol Airplane from Academy Plastics. It's for experienced modelers.

The PBY-5A was the first version of this famous aircraft equipped with with landing gear, which made it a true amphibian plane. Painted black and armed with bombs and radar, the PBY-5A was used effectively against ships.

Product Features
  • Detailed 1/72nd scale for static display only..
  • Markings included for one aircraft..
  • 112 parts in black and clear with delicate recessed panel lines..
  • Accurately reproduced engines and cowlings, optional front gu turrets..
  • Detailed waist gun positions with walkways and guns..
  • Cockpit detail: seats, bulkheads, instrument panel with decal bulkheads..
  • Detailed wing tip floats and retraction mechanism..
  • Bomb ordnance and radar antennae included..
  • Service History: USN patrol aircraft; served throughout WWII..
  • Description: Twin engine, high wing, flying boat..
Product Specifications
  • Scale: 1/72
  • Length: 10-1/2" (26.6cm)
Product Markings
  • Single sheet of decals which contains national insignia, instrument panel and code letters.
  • Kit markings are for "Black Cat" B64 - no unit information given.
  • Overall: Flat Black.
  • Additional Paints Required
  • Flat: Black, Aluminum, Metallic Grey, Yellow, Green, White, Interior Green.
  • Gloss: Silver, Gun Metal.
What's Included

One 1/72 Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina USN Patrol Airplane

Requirements & Suggestions
  • Assembly
  • Hobby Knife
  • Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
  • Brushes
  • Sandpaper
  • Liquid Plastic Cement
  • White Glue
  • CA or Tube Type Thick Plastic Cement
  • Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush
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Product Rankings
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Nice pby kit
By bigmac1959 July 20, 2016
Great kit fun build will build again with different scheme
Was this review helpful to you? 13 of 13 people liked this
Very nice kit!
By fbbrown July 13, 2016
Very nice kit from Academy. Being a 1/72 scale, it actually is quite big!! Went together very well and a fun kit to build!! Really don't have anything bad to say about this model. Would recommend it to a pretty good skilled modeler though if you want it to come out nice! Great price!
Was this review helpful to you? 13 of 13 people liked this
PBY5A Black Cat Aircraft
By rduchaney July 14, 2017
quick delivery, great cost, another deal from hobbylinc
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Product Tags
Scale : 1/72 Scale (1644)
Sector : Military (2738)
Country : United States (1184)
Type : Other Aircraft (253)
Era : World War II (1188)
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