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This is the B-17G Flying Fortress US Air Foce WWII Bomber from the Giant Scale WWII Series by Guillows. Suitable for Ages 14 & Older. The B-17 lived up to its �flying fortress nickname during World War 2 when it penetrated deep into the Third Reich to blast German war production facilities. Bristling with machine guns, the �G version of the B-17 was a formidable opponent for enemy fighters being able to absorb extensive battle damage and still survive to deliver its bomb cargo on designated targets. Flown by the Eighth Air Force, the B-17G proved the feasibility of strategic daytime bombing at a time when the concept was questioned because of losses suffered from enemy defenses during the early war years. The superior combat record of the B-17 won it a deserved reputation as one of aviation's most successful bomber designs.
FEATURES:Balsa flying model kit Build and fly it with twin .049 engines as a u-Control model or build it for exhibit and show purposes Step-by-step instructions
INCLUDES:B-17G Flying Fortress US Air Foce WWII Bomber
REQUIRES:Assembly White glue Plastic cement Paint (water soluble)
SPECS:Scale: 1/28 Wingspan: 45" (1143mm)
COMMENTS:Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep away from children 3 years of age and younger
For Ages 14 and up