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F8F-1/2 "USS Tarawa"
Unassembled plastic model kit

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Manufacturer: Academy Models
Stock Number: ACD 12313
Scale: 1/48
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.

This is a 1/48 F8F-1/2 Bearcat "USS Tarawa." The F8F-1 made its first flight in 1944. The kit's design and parts allow it to be built either as an F8F-1 or F8F-2. Features include accurate cockpit and landing gear as well as fine panel lines and rivets.

  • Accurately detailed panel lines & rivets
  • Precisely engraved cockpit & landing gear
  • Can be built as F8F-1 or F8F-2
  • Cartograf decals with five marking options
Markings for:
  • F8F-2, USS Valley Forge (CV-45), US Navy, 1949
  • F8F-2, VF-111 "Sundowners", USS Valley Forge (CV-45), US Navy, 1949
  • F8F-2, VF-61 "Jolly Rogers", USS Franklin D Roosevelt (CVB-42), US Navy, 1949
  • F8F-2, VF-3 "Felix Cat Squadron" (later VF-31), US Navy, 1949

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