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Planet Model 1/72 R3D-12 USN & USMC TRANSPORT 72 - PD256
Planet Model 1/72 R3D-12 USN & USMC TRANSPORT 72 - PD256


 
List Price: $108.00
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PD256
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Overview
 
The Douglas R3D was the Navys version of the commercially unsuccessful DC-5 short haul passenger transport. Three DC-5s were ordered for the US Navy and given the designation R3D-1. These aircraft were powered by two 1,000hp Wright R-1820-44 radial engines, and were used as sixteen-seat personnel transports. A further four aircraft were ordered for the Marine Corps as cargo transports. They could also be used to carry twenty-two paratroopers. Resin kit with fine engraved panel lines, cockpit interior, excellent engine faces, vacuform canopy, acetate sheet for fuselage windows and reinforced landing gear struts. Decals and painting guide US Navy and US Marines.