Douglas twin-jet, mid-wing, carrier-capable, all-weather night fighter. Kit features engraved panel lines, well detailed side-by-side pilot and radar operator cockpits, intake trunks with compressor turbine faces, boxed-in wheel wells and fully rendered undercarriage, wing pylons, drop tanks (x2) and 3-piece canopy. Decals and painting guide for (5) aircraft: USMC No 15
of VMF(N)-513 at Pyong Taek AB, Korea, 1953; USMC 2-kill No 23 of VMF(N)-513,
Korea, 1953; No 8 of VMF(N)-513 atK-6 AB, Korea 1955; US Navy No 603 of VC-4
onboard USS Franklin D Roosevelt, 1952 and US Navy No 402 of VF-14 onboard USS
Intrepid, autumn 1954 - includes stencil data.
"Affectionately nicknamed 'Willie the Whale' owing to its stout fuselage, the Douglas Skyknight's unflattering appearance belies its fine service record spanning nearly 20 years of active duty..." For additional information about this kit visit the Ops Shack