This is the 1/48 Scale F8F-1/2 "USS Tarawa" Plastic Model Kit from Academy. Suitable for Ages 14 & Older.
F8F 1/2 USS TARAWA 1/48 ACADEMY
- Highly detailed plastic pieces molded in gray and clear.
- Special edition.
- Accurately detailed panel lines and rivets.
- Precisely engraved cockpit and landing gear.
- Can be built as F8F-1 or F8F-2.
- Waterslide decals.
- Illustrated instructions.
- Scale: 1/48
- One decal sheet with markings for 6 versions
- 1) F8F-1, VF-15A (Later VF-151/192), USS Tarawa (CV-40), US Navy, 1948
- 2) F8F-2, Same Unit, USS Boxer (CV-21), US Navy, 1950
- 3) F8F-2, USS Valley Forge (CV-45), US Navy, 1949, V01 is the the commanding officer of CVG-11's aircraft, 1949
- 4) F8F-2, VF-111 "Sundowners", USS Valley Forge (CV-45), US Navy, 1949
- 5) F8F-2, VF-61 "Jolly Rogers", USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVB42), US Navy, 1949
- 6) F8F-1, VF-3 "Felix Cat Squadron" (later VF-31), US Navy, 1946
One plastic model