AT HOBBYMASTER, YOUR SATISFACTION IS OUR NUMBER ONE CONCERN! DRAGON MODELS 1/350 USS INDEPENDENCE CVL-22 AIRCRAFT CARRIER KITS. Commissioned on January 14 1943, the USS Independence (CVL-22) actually began life as. A light cruiser before being converted into a light aircraft carrier during its construction. USS Independence was the first of a new class of such converted carriers, and its first combat. Operations in WWII took place in a raid against Marcus and Wake Islands in the Pacific. In 1943, the carrier took part in campaigns against the Gilbert Islands and Tarawa, during. Which it was hit by a Japanese air-launched torpedo. The 14,751-ton combat-loaded carrier. Was a pioneer in night operations, and it proceeded to fight in the Philippines, the Battle. Of Leyte Gulf and Okinawa. After the war, USS Independence was used as a target for Bikini. Atoll atomic bomb tests in 1946, before the radioactive hull was eventually sunk near the. Dragon provides all of the details necessary for a modeler to build an. Accurate 1/350 scale model of the USS Independence CVL-22, all in one box. Modelers will not need to seek out extra details or replace parts to build. The list of accessories included with the model. Is extensive: there are six realistic vehicles two 1/4-ton 4×4 trucks and. Four tractor tugs, 18 authentically posed figures eight ground crewmen and. Ten aviators, a full set of photo-etched metal parts, and 18 aircraft. (in three different aircraft types). The slide-mold technology enables a. One-piece hull and flight deck with delicate details for such a size of. Aircraft carrier (model length 542mm) and user-friendly construction through. The reduction of large assemblies. The modeler will have a mighty impressive. Display when Dragons generous array of accessories is displayed upon it! This is a truly one-stop solution for a famous and important aircraft carrier. That you wont want to miss! Bonus: 6 SBD in transparent plastic. 10 newly tooled 1/350 scale aviators. 8 newly tooled 1/350 scale ground crewmen. Intricate bridge is newly produced w/finest details. Detailed crane is newly produced. Finely detailed and newly designed quadruple 40mm Mk4 mount. One-piece slide-molded upper hull w/undercut details realistically presented. Slide-molded upper and lower hull accurately produced. Delicated bilge keels w/sonar dome are represented on lower hull by slide-mold technology. Waterline or full-hull version can be assembled. 2 delicated 1/4 ton 4 x 4 trucks are included. Open mount 5-inch gun realistically produced. 4 delicated tractor tugs included. 6 TBF and 6 F6F are conveniently constructed in transparent plastic. Wings of TBF and F6F can be folded. Canopy of SBD can be assembled open/closed. Hangar bay walls w/great detail. Hangar interior w/fine frames. Flight deck elevators can be posed in either raised or lowered position. Delicate funnel w/great details. Photo-etched railings below island are authentically produced. Rear of CVL-22 w/finest details. Extra-thin shield wall reproduced for accurate 1/350 scale appearance. True-to-scale ultra-thin propellers. Rudder can be easily assembled. Finest pattern on flight deck of CVL-22. Finest tread patterns on CVL-22 flight deck elevators. Accurately shaped flight deck side w/slide-mold technology. Delicate tower structure is accurately produced. Radars on tower structure w/delicate details are realistically produced. Radars on flight deck side are truly reproduced. Detailed island is finely produced via slide-mold technology. Slide-molded crane boom w/details. Slide-molded radar array reproduced. Delicate paravane is realistically produced. Rectangular liferafts look authentic. Delicate whaleboat w/fine details. Photo-etched safely net is produced. Optional antenna on deck side can be folded. Twin 40mm Mk4 guns reproduced w/delicate detail. Finely represented Mk51 gun director. Engineered for modeling enjoyment. Plastic parts with enhanced detail. PAINT AND GLUE ARE REQHIRED FOR ASSEMBLY BUT NOT INCLUDED. CHECK OUT OUR FEEDBACK – SEE WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS HAVE TO SAY! THESE KITS ARE NEW AND IN MINT CONDITION IN A FACTORY SEALED PACKAGE. WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING FOR? WE STOCK HOBBY PRODUCTS FROM AROUND THE CORNER & AROUND THE WORLD! QUESTIONS: CONTACT TONY AT HOBBYMASTER. The item “DRAGON MODELS 1024 1/350 USS INDEPENDENCE CVL-22 AIRCRAFT CARRIER KITS” is in sale since Wednesday, March 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Military\Sea”. The seller is “hobbymaster” and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Scale: 1:350
- Year: 2020
- Features: Kit
- MPN: 1024
- Character Family: US AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
- Brand: Dragon Models
- Featured Refinements: Aircraft Carrier