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Hobbyboss 1:48 Tbf-1C Avenger

$49.99
SKU HB80314
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First flown on 1 August 1941, the three-seat Grumman TBF-1 Avenger torpedo-bomber entered US Navy service just in time to participate in the Battle of Midway in June 1942. During its World War II lifespan, the Avenger design changed very little, and this allowed it to be built in huge quantities. Demand for the airplane was so great that the General Motors Company was also contracted to build it, under the designation TBM-1, beginning in September 1942.
Over 1,000 TBF/TBMs (designated Avenger Mk I) were also used by the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm in both Atlantic and Pacific theaters. The Avenger was also used by the Royal New Zealand Air Force.
The second major variant was the TBM-3, which featured strengthened wings to allow rockets and radar pods to be carried.
Parament
Item No 80314
Item Name TBF-1C Avenger
Bar Code 6939319203144
Scale 1:48
Item Type Static Aircraft
Model Brief Length: 256.4mm Wingspan: 350.6mm Height: mm
Total Parts 212pcs
Metal Parts n/a
Photo Etched Parts 1pcs
Film Parts n/a
Resin Parts n/a
Total Sprues 9 sprues
Paint Schemes 1) TBF-1, BuNo 00380, VT-8, June 1942
2) TBF-1 Avenger of training squadron, 1943, "S8" marking on fuselage
3) TBM-1C, VC-58, USS Block Island, 11,J
Released Date 2008-06
More Features The kit consists of 197 parts in light grey plastic, 15 clear parts for canopy
- folding wings and optional position flaps, engine w/fine detail,
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