Balsa and tissue covered construction kit that requires assembly and painting.
B-17G Flying Fortress - The B-17G Flying Fortress was the second most famous bomber during WWII. Guillow's magnificent scale model of this aircraft is a replica of the B-17G mural on the wall at the Smithsonian.
Finely detailed plastic gun turrets and dummy engines, rugged landing gear and a sturdy wing/fuselage interlock. Build it with either movable or unmovable flying surfaces.
- Scale: 1/28
- Wingspan: 45in (1143mm)
- Complex model recommended for the more experienced modellers.
*Balsa skeleton framework is assembled and covered with a tissue and dope finish.
*Scale model of the B-17G mural on the wall at the Smithsonian Institution.
*Non flying model, build it for exhibit and show purposes.
*Rugged landing gear.
*Sturdy wing/fuselage interlock.
*Build it with either movable or unmovable flying surfaces.
*Removable wing panels.
*Movable ailerons, elevators, and rudder.
*Cheyenne and regular tail gun.
*Full color decals for B-17G "Thunderbird".
*New style reference and frame assembly plans.
*Over 300 die-cut balsa parts.
*65 vacuum formed plastic parts including chin and belly turrets, tail, cheek and waist gun ports, nacelle cowls and covers, dummy engines, and wing fillets.
*Silkspan covering tissue.
*Generous amount of balsa strip stock.
*Clay for balancing the model.
*Accurate scale plan and illustrated assembly instructions.
Requires, the following items to complete.
Tools Craft knife/sand paper/pins/building board(cork notice board or any other soft flat board)
Glues Either balsa cement/p.v.a. or superglue.For tissue use paper paste/wall paper paste or thinned pva.
Finishing Cellulose shrinking dope and thinners ,brush's and paint(Humbrol enamels or Tamiya acrylics with suitable thinner)
POSTAGE RATE C