|PBY-5A Catalina 1/150 Die Cast Model |
Several squadrons of amphibious PBY-5As and -6As in the Pacific Theater were specially modified to operate as nighttime convoy raiders. Outfitted with state-of-the-art magnetic anomaly detection gear and painted flat black, these "Black Cats" were surprisingly successful.
A replica of the Black Cat flown by Lt. (jg) William Pfleeger of the U.S. Navy's VP-34 when he picked up three survivors from a B-24 that had ditched while returning from a raid on Truk, this 1/150 scale, die cast Model Power model features textured surfaces, clear cockpit and waist blister glazing, a gun turret in the nose and wing-mounted bombs, rotating propellers, and authentic 1944 markings. 8" wingspan; includes a display stand.
|Junkers Ju 88A-4 1/72 Kit |
Known as "The Maid of All Work," the Junkers Ju 88 was, with more than 15,000 units built, the most heavily produced twin-engine German aircraft of World War II. This 1/72 scale, plastic kit of the two-seat, A-4 bomber variant of the Ju 88 features engraved panel lines; a fully-equipped cockpit with a glazed birdcage canopy, radio gear, and front-, side-, and rear-facing machine guns; a glazed nose with a realistic bombsight, a ventral gunner's gondola and turret, and wing-mounted 50kg bombs; twin Jumo 211J engines with annular radiators, exhaust stacks, and rotating propellers; separate flight control surfaces; intricate landing gear; a choice of two sets of Luftwaffe markings (KG 30 and LG 1) from the Mediterranean Theater, 1941-42; and more. 11" wingspan; 125 parts, skill level 4.
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