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Polikarpov I-16 Type 24 (1/48 Scale) Aircraft Model Kit

SKU: ACY12314


One of the first serial monoplane fighter aircraft with retractable landing gear was the I-16, developed by the N.N. Polikarpov Design Bureau. Its maiden flight was December 30, 1934. The Type 24 modification featured an M-63 engine and reinforced landing gear. That type was produced in 1939 and 1940. In the summer of 1941 I-16 fighters were the basis of Soviet Fighter Aviation along with the I-153. They were used in combat until mid-1943.

  • Painting and assembly required
  • 5 sprues
  • Molded in grey plastic
  • Accurately detailed panel lines
  • One Cartograf decal sheet
  • Highly detailed cockpit, instrument panel and landing gear
  • Various air-to-surface rockets and machine guns
  • Clear parts
  • Includes decals and paint guides for the following versions: