A-3D-2 Skywarrior Strategic Bomber Aircraft
This is a 1/48 scale A-3D-2 Skywarrior Strategic Bomber plastic model airplane.
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- Detailed fuselage w/accurate design
- Canopy made from clear parts
- Wing can be folded
- Finely detailed cockpit, gear cabin
- Crew seats with photo-etched seat belts and harnesses.
- Trumpeter Product Number: 2868
- Length: 492.4 mm
- Wingspan: 460.5 mm
- 370+ parts
- 15 sprues
- 1 Photo etched Part
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The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior was a strategic nuclear bomber developed for the US Navy. The aircraft had a largely conventional semi-monocoque fuselage, with two J57 turbojet engines in underwing nacelles, A-3's wings can be folded for storage below deck, radar-controlled tail turret and a crew of three. The A-3 Skywarrior project started in 1947, The prototype XA3D-1 first flew on 28 October 1952, entered service with the Navy Heavy Attack Squadron One in 1956. Production ended in 1961. Douglas total built 282 Skywarriors.