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Hong Kong Models 01E030 1/32 B-17G Flying Fortress Late Version

Product Code: HKM01E030
$489.99
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One of the most famous combat aircraft of WW2, America's first all-metal, four-engine heavy bomber aircraft - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was primarily conduct in the daylight precision strategic bombing campaign of WWII against German industrial and civilian targets. Participated into War of the Pacific against Japanese airfield and shipping. Because of their long-range capability, formations of B-17 often flew into battle with no fighter escort, The model G carried 13 0.5 calibre machine guns. It's own defensive capabilities to insure a successful mission.

By 1944 the B17's also had fighter protection in shape of Mustang fighter. Then B17 could concentrate on Luffwaffe's factories and Berlin. The bombing raid on Germany by 8th Air Force and RAF's Bomber command took the heart out of Germany's industrial production.

This is a massive injection mold assembly model kit. Finished kit will measure approximately 79 cm wingspan by 99 cm fuselage length.