Academy Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

1 : 72 Scale. The G-series was the last version of the venerable Flying Fortress. It featured a new chin turret under the bomb aimer’s position and improved fuel tank venting, which increased the aircraft’s survival chances in c…

1 : 72 Scale. The G-series was the last version of the venerable Flying Fortress. It featured a new chin turret under the bomb aimer’s position and improved fuel tank venting, which increased the aircraft’s survival chances in combat. Features 140 parts molded in light grey and clear with recessed panel lines, detailed engine fronts and cowlings and correct nose and chin turret. Cockpit detail : floor, instrument panel with decal, seats, and controls, detailed bomb bay with bomb racks, bombs, and positionable bomb doors. Late production style tail gun position. Service History : USAAF; 1941-45. Decal sheet contains national insignia, instrument panel, aircraft ID number and code letters, nose art, and identification bands for wings, stabilizer, and vertical fin. Kit markings are for B-17G A/C 337907 “Carolina Moon”- 851st Bomb Squadron 490th Bomb Group. Aircraft was overall natural aluminum with red identification bands. Skill level 2

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