[Innovation Lockheed approaches its origin]
-Developed as a high-speed, heavy-armed, long-distance fighter based on the February 1937 US Army Air Corps requirements.
-Boasting a production volume of approximately 10,000 aircraft, the P-38 Lightning, the first formula-equipped fighter, was produced by Lockheed.
-In order to pursue speed, two V-type 12-cylinder engines with a supercharger are installed, a long boom extending behind the engine cowl is connected with a tail, and a unique aircraft structure is adopted to place a pilot on the center fuselage.
-Recorded 675km / h during the first flight and demonstrated excellent climbing power.
-Also features a powerful firepower with four 12.7mm machine guns and one 20mm cannon at the nose. In addition, due to its long cruising capability and high bomb loading capability, he also served as a fighter-bomber.
-Deployed on the European front from around 1942, also active as a mainstay asylum fighter and reconnaissance fighter of strategic bomber.
-On the other hand, it was also introduced in the Pacific front from the end of 1942, and it is also known that it participated in the vengeance operation that surprised the aircraft of Isoroku Yamamoto in 1943.
-Since the birth of P-38, please enjoy the aircraft that became the starting point of the innovative design philosophy of Lockheed, which has continued to produce the original military aircraft that is at the forefront of the times.
-1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit.
-Length 240mm, width 330mm.
-Reproduce the unique aircraft shape faithfully through actual coverage.
-Modeled with all the features of the early model, such as a slim engine cowling, a main wing with a built-in intercooler on the front edge, and a curved 1st draft shield.
-The main girder parts integrated with the front leg storage are prepared, and the strength of the main wing and the precise angle of the wing are realized.
-Convertible kit that can be assembled by selecting F type or G type.
-Windshield can be opened and closed.
-The second windshield parts for F type that opens horizontally and G type that opens vertically are prepared.
-In addition to the characteristic control wheel, the cockpit has a three-dimensional finish, such as bulletproof glass placed behind the sight and radio equipment behind the cockpit.
-The rear part of the fuselage is fitted with an integrated horizontal tail and fixed with a rudder component. Both ease of assembly and accuracy of tail alignment.
-Foil stamping decals are used for the front leg and main pedestal cylinders.
-The smart nose shape with 4mm 12.7mm machine gun and 20mm cannon is also a highlight.
-With weight to increase stability during the exhibition.
-A sitting doll, 2 types of markings, and an actual machine manual.
* The photo shows the kit assembled and painted.
( This is a machine translation. Please allow for possible misinterpretations in the text. )