Corsair II aircraft served as close air support aircraft. Sophisticated electronics, including the first ever Heads-Up-Display, allowed the Corsair II to land hits with more precision than had ever before been possible. Coupled with the Corsair's massive 15,000 lb ordnance capacity, this precision meant that Corsairs became planner's strike craft of choice.
The Flying Fortress is the best-known American bomber of World War II. Heavy losses in 1943, when a total of 120 bombers was shot down, lead to the conclusion that previous B-17 versions carried insufficient defensive armament. As a consequence, the front lower nose of the B-17G was equipped with a turret carrying two 12,7 mm machine guns providing an...
Originally developed to carry nuclear and conventional weapons at subsonic speeds and high altitudes, the Handley Page Victor was part of the RAF V bomber fleet until 1968. For a very long time it was assigned a tanker role with active service in 2 wars. In-flight refuelling played a prominent part in RAF Tornado operations in the Gulf Warin 1991.
The P-39 Airacobra was designed in 1937 in response to a tender by the US Army Air Corps. It was installed with a powerful engine as close as possible to the aircraft's centre of gravity in order to improve manoeuvrability and stability. An Oldsmobile T-9 37 mm cannon fired through an opening in the propeller spinner. Its top speed of 580 km/h was...
The British Valentine Infantry tank was based upon existing cruiser tank designs and relatively easy to manufacture; a critical point for the military after it had lost so much material during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940. It would see extensive action in North Africa and over 4,500 were handed over to the Soviet Union under the lend-lease agreement...
Hasegawa 1/72 SR-71A BlackBird 'Bodonian express' Kit HA-02217
The SR-71 Blackbird was a long-range, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft, operated by the United States Air Force, was developed as a black project from the Lockheed in 1960s. In 1967, 2 Pilots fly SR-71A, when the Astro-Inertial Navigation System fails on a training mission & they...
Hasegawa 1/72 Su-35S Flanker (Russian Air Force Multi-Role Fighter) Kit HA-01574
The Sukhoi Su-35 is a designation for two separate, heavily upgraded derivatives of the Su-27 aircraft. They are single-seat, twin-engine, supermaneuverable multirole fighters, designed by Sukhoi. Three production Su-35s were completed in 1996 and delivered to Russian Air...
Hasegawa 1/72 Lancaster B MK.I/MK.III Kit HA-00553
The Lancaster is a British 4-engined 2nd World War heavy bomber. It was designed and manufactured by Avro as a contemporary of the Handley Page Halifax, both bombers have been developed to the same specification, as well as the Short Stirling, all 3 aircraft being 4-engined heavy bombers adopted by the...
Hasegawa 1/72 P-47D ThunderBolt (U.S. Army Air Force Fighter) Kit HA-00138
The P-47 Thunderbolt was a World War II era aircraft fighter produced by the U.S. between 1941 & 1945. Its primary armament was 8, 50-caliber machine guns & in the fighter-bomber ground-attack role it could carry five-inch rockets or a bomb load of 2,500 pounds. P-47D,...
Hasegawa 1/72 F4U-1D Corsair (U.S. Navy / M.C. Fighter) Kit HA-00140
The F4U Corsair is an American fighter aircraft that saw service primarily in World War II and the Korean War. F4U-1D was built in parallel with the F4U-1C, but was introduced in April 1944. It had the new -8W water-injection engine. This change gave the aircraft up to 190 kW more power,...
Hasegawa 1/72 A-37A/B DragonFly (U.S. Air Force) Kit HA-00142
The A-37 DragonFly is an American light attack aircraft developed from the 1960s and 1970s. In Aug. 1967, 25 A-37As were sent to Vietnam under the "Combat Dragon" evaluation program, & flew from Bien Hoa Air Base on USAF "air commando" missions. The A-37Bs were all newly built airframes.
Hasegawa 1/72 MIG-27 Flogger D (Russian Air Force Fighter) Kit HA-00340
The MIG-27 (NATO reporting name "Flogger-D/J") is a variable-geometry ground-attack aircraft, originally built by the Mikoyan design bureau in the Soviet Union & later license-produced in India by Hindustan Aeronautics. It remains in service with the Indian, Kazakh & Srilanka....
Hasegawa 1/72 F-16N Fighting Falcon (U.S. Navy Adversary Aircraft) Kit HA-00342
The F-16 Fighting Falcon is a single-engine supersonic all-weather multirole day aircraft fighter originally developed for the U.S. Air Force. F-16N is based on the standard F-16C/D Block 30 & is powered by the General Electric F110-GE-100 engine & capable of carrying...
Hasegawa 1/72 Sea Harrier FRS MK.1 (Royal Navy Fighter) Kit HA-00235
The British Aerospace Sea Harrier is a naval short & vertical take-off & landing jet fighter, reconnaissance & attack aircraf. It 1st entered service with the Royal Navy in April 1980 as the Sea Harrier FRS1 and became informally known as the...
Hasegawa 1/72 MIG-29 Fulcrum Farnborough (Russian AirForce Fighter) Kit HA-00541
The MIG-29 (NATO reporting name:Fulcrum) is a twin-engine jet fighter aircraft developed by the Mikoyan design bureau as an air superiority fighter during the 1970s. The MiG-29 was first publicly seen in the West in Finland on 2 July 1986. Two MiG-29s were displayed at the...
Hasegawa 1/72 B-25J Mitchell (U.S. Army Air Force Bomber) Kit HA-00546
The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA). The B-25 served in every theater of World War II & design concept dates to late 1942 & NAA sent a field technical representative to the SWPA.The B-25J...
Hasegawa 1/72 F-15E Strike Eagle (U.S. Air Force Fighter) Kit HA-00540
The F-15E Strike Eagle is U.S. all-weather strike fighter, designed in the 1980s. The Strike Eagle has been deployed for military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, among others. During these operations the F-15E has carried out deep strikes against high-value targets, combat...
Hasegawa 1/72 F-14A Tomcat (High Visibility) (U.S. Navy Carrier-Borne Fighter) Kit HA-00533
The F-14 Tomcat is an U.S. supersonic, twin-engine, 2-seat, variable-sweep wing aircraft fighter & developed for the U.S. Navy's Naval Fighter Experimental program after the collapse of the F-111B project. The F-14 was the 1st of the American teen-series...
Hasegawa 1/72 F-117A Nightawk (U.S. Air Force Stealth Fighter) Kit HA-00531
The F-117 Nighthawk is a single-seat, twin-engine stealth attack aircraft that was developed by Lockheed's secretive Skunk Works division & operated by the United States Air Force (USAF). It was based on the Have Blue technology demonstrator, & was the first operational...
Hasegawa 1/72 A-6E Intruder (U.S. Navy/M.C. Carrier-Borne Attacker) Kit HA-00338
The A-6 Intruder was an American, twin jet-engine, mid-wing all-weather attack aircraft built by Grumman Aerospace. Beginning in 1979, all A-6Es were fitted with the AN/AAS-33 Detecting and Ranging Set, Target Recognition and Attack Multi-Sensor system, mounted under the nose...
Hasegawa 1/72 P-51D Mustang US Army Air Force Fighter Kit HA-01455
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts. The Mustang was designed in 1940 by North American Aviation (NAA) in response to a requirement of the British Purchasing...
Tamiya 1/35 Type 97 Japanese Medium Tank (Late Version) Kit TA-35137
Accurately reproduced exterior
Movable gun and turret
Realistic plastic tracks
Ready to assemble precision model kit
Japanese Infantry tank.
Package Size: 35.0 x 20.0 x 5.2 cm
Tamiya 1/48 De Havilland Mosquito F.B. Mk.VI/NF Mk.II Kit TA-61062
Built as either the fighter-bomber Mk.VI, or the night-fighter Mk.II.
Fully-detailed cockpit comes with 2 crew figures.
Nose MG access panel can be built in the open position.
500-lb. bombs, drop tanks & 25-lb. rockets included.
Package Size: 35.0 x 20.0 x 7.3 cm
Weight: 470 gm
Tamiya 1/35 Russian T-34/76 ChTZ 1943 Kit TA-35149
The two figures & interesting side arms that are included (Degtyarev anti-tank rifle and heavy machine gun, etc.) While this kit is certainly not up to modern standards, a careful inspection proves that Tamiya really knew what they were doing even a quarter-century ago.
Tamiya 1/700 Japanese Aircraft Carrier Zuikaku Kit TA-31214
Ready to assemble precision model kit
Tamiya's veteran kit of the IJN aircraft carrier Zuikaku.
Package Size: 39.0 x 15.0 x 4.5 cm
Weight: 280 gm
Tamiya 1/700 U.S. Navy Battleship BB -63 Missouri Kit TA-31613
Hull is split left/right with a third bottom piece.
Main guns secured with polycap grommets to turn after assembly.
Includes OS2U Kingfisher and SC-1 Seahawk aircraft, too. 20 and 40mm guns are beautifully and finely molded.
Package Size: 44.0 x 14.6 x 5.8 cm
Weight: 380 gm
Tamiya 1/700 Japanese Aircraft Carrier Shinano Kit TA-31215
Tamiya has crisply reproduced the little details that distinguish this one-of-a-kind vessel.
Comes with a mixture of 32 late-war attack aircraft, molded in transparent plastic.
Package Size: 39.0 x 15.0 x 5.8 cm
Weight: 360 gm