This is a 1/72 Plastic TBF-1 Avenger US Navy Torpedo Bomber from Academy
Plastics. It's for ages 10 and up.
The TBF-1 Avenger was available in sufficient numbers to be present for
the outbreak of WWII despite the fact that it only made its first flight on
1 August 1941. The Avenger was especially popular because it could carry a
full size submarine torpedo. This requires a weapons bay capable of carrying
up to 2,000 pounds of bombs or other weapons. The Avenger also carried more
defensive armament than many craft. The Avenger remained in use both during
and after World War II.
FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in grey.
The surface of the plane is decorated with fully engraved panel
lines and rivet detail.
Highly detailed cockpit interior includes a pilot and controls.
At the end of the long windowed cockpit a clear bubble houses a seat
from which a deadly machine gun may be fired at the enemy.
Authentic engine assembly with propeller.
Sports optional position landing gear.
Clear plastic canopy allows close inspection of cockpit.
Includes a grey plastic stand for display purposes.
Detailed pictorial instructions guide you through assembly.
OPTIONS: One Decal Sheet with Markings for One Aircraft:
1: TBF-1 Avenger US Navy Torpedo Bomber
Airframe and Detail Colors:
Dark Blue, Intermediate Blue, Yellow, White, Black
INCLUDES: One 1/72 Plastic TBF-1 Avenger US Navy Torpedo Bomber
Paint (see MARKING OPTIONS)
File or Emery Board
Water for Decals
Glue Tips or Toothpicks
SPECS: Scale: 1/72
Length: 4-1/2" (112mm) (approximately)
Width: 9-1/4" (233mm) (approximately)
Height: 1-3/4" (43mm) (approximately)
COMMENTS: Keep small parts and sharp edges away from children.
Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives.
Modeling paint should only be used by an adult in a well-ventilated
BOX DIMENSIONS: 5.00" W. X 1.63" H. X 11.75" L.
BOX WEIGHT: .43 LBS.