Revell Model Kit - Northrop P-61A/B Black Widow Plane - 1:48 Scale - 04887 View larger

Revell Model Kit - Northrop P-61A/B Black Widow Plane - 1:48 Scale - 04887



Revell Model Kit - Northrop P-61A/B Black Widow Plane - 1:48 Scale - 04887

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The largest and heaviest US fighter of World War II was the P-61. Itwas initially developed specifically as a night fighter. Its vastarsenal consisted of a rotating gun turret with four 50 calibre machineguns and four 20 mm cannon in the belly-pod. Due to the black paintfinish, it received the nickname Black Widow . The Northrop companybegan preparation of for mass production in 1941 still during thedesign and development phase of the two prototypes. Production of atotal of 726 P-61's ran from August 1943 and included more than 13variants. The 6th Night Fighter Squadron undertook its first missionsin the Pacific theatre starting in May 1944. The 422nd NFS receivedtheir first machines in England a short time later. In July 1944,Northrop began series production of a total 450 P-61B's with a morepowerful radar and a radar warning device at the rear. 250 of theseaircraft were fitted with a turret originally designed for the B-29. Atotal of 128 aerial victories by the P-61 have been officiallyrecognized. Four of them are still preserved today. - Detailed cockpit with instrument panel - Detailed pilot seat - Moveable quad machine guns in revolving turret - 4 detailed cannon - Detailed radar nose - Moveable propeller - Detailed P&W radial engine - Structured surfaces - Detailed under-carriage - Entry hatch with ladder - Additional fuel tanks - Antenna's - Authentic decal set for follwing versions: - P-61B-1-NO, 42-39468, Moonlight Serenade , 13th AF, 550th NFS,Morotai Island, November 1944 - P-61A-1, 42-5524, Midnight Mickey , 7th AF, 6th NFS, Saipan, December1944 Product specifications country version 1 The United States of America length 312 mm number of parts 129 wingspan 417 mm

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