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Monogram® 1/48 B-29 Superfortress Plastic Model Kit
Product ID: 85-5711
Skill Level 2
The Superfortress was used extensively in the China/Burma/India theatre, the SW Pacific during WWII and later in the Korean conflict. Although it was used at low altitude over Japan, it was designed and built as a high altitude, long range strategic heavy bomber capable of carrying a 20,000 lb bomb payload. Defensive armament included 4 remotely controlled turrets, each utilizing two .50 caliber machine guns. Features: Bomb load, complete interior, Hamilton Standard hydromatic propellers.
- Molded gray plastic parts wiht realistic surface details and
recessed panel lines.
- Hamilton Standard propellers.
- Early style AN/APQ-13 radome and SCR-595 IFF antenna assemblies.
- Five crew member figures.
- Highly dtailed interior, cockpit, and bomb bay with bomb load.
- Rotating gun turret.
- Detailed landing gear.
- Clear molded windshield, blister and nose parts.
- Authentic silkscreen waterslide decal markings.
- Illustrated assembly guide.
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