|AD-5 Skyraider 1/48 Kit |
The tough and versatile Douglas A-1 Skyraider, which saw service between the late 1940s and early 1970s, was one of the final piston-powered, prop-driven attack planes produced before the dawn of the "jet age."
A replica of an AD-5 variant- which featured a cockpit where the pilot and co-pilot sat side-by-side - operated by the U.S. Marine Corps' VMA-332 "Polka-dots" in the 1950s, this 1/48 scale, plastic kit features textured surfaces; a well-appointed cockpit with a glazed canopy; an R-3350-26WA radial engine with a four-blade propeller; folding wings with separate flaps; wing-mounted ordnance and 20mm M2 cannons; optional-position landing gear; authentic markings, including the unit's polka dots on the tail and wings; three crew figures; and more. Measures 9¾" long with a 12½" wingspan; 130 parts, skill level 2.
|The 147th Aero Squadron in World War I |
Ballard. From training in Texas and Canada to the brutal fighting on the Western Front and the 1918 Armistice, this history tells the story of the American Air Service's 147th Aero Squadron. You'll learn about the problems they faced while traveling across the Atlantic and English Channel, as well as the heroic actions of those brave individuals once they joined the fighting on the Western Front. 240 pages, 8¾"x 11¼", softcover.
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