1/48 Hobby Boss P-61C Black Widow 81732

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Since the Air Force of each country started paying their attention to the night bombing,the bombing became more effective than ever.To fight against the night bombing,a series of night fighter were put into use.The American start their night fighter program on 1940.The Army use the P-70 Havoc and Beaufighter to fight with the Japanese until the first 45 P-61 Black Widow were in active service in October,1943. But both the P-61A and P-61B were felt to have a deficiency in top speed and operational service ceiling.To improve the performance,two new more powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800C engines were applied.With this increase in power,the top speed and altitude were increased to 430 mph and 30,000 feet. Another changes on the P-61C was the wide chord propellers and special "fighter brakes" which allows the P-61C to turn much tighter and avoid overshooting targets. Item No 81732 Item Name P-61C Black Widow Bar Code 6939319217325 Scale 1:48 Item Type Static kit Model Dimension Length: 318.3mm Wingspan: 420mm Total Plastic Parts 140+ Total Sprues 11 sprues Metal Parts ballast Released Date 2015-09 More Features the kit consists of over 140 parts -Detailed fuselage&wing w/accurate design -Detailed engine & cockpit -metal parts included

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