IL-2 Sturmovik on Skis
Unassembled plastic model kit with photo-etch parts.
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The Ilyushin IL-2 Sturmovik was a Soviet Union attak aircraft in the WWII. Designed as a armored low-level close-support aircraft capable of defeating enemy armor and other ground targets. First flew on 12 October 1940 as prototype TsKB-57, The aircraft entered production in March 1941,and come into service in May. a total of 36,163 were built. The Sturmovik played a crucial role on the Eastern Front, famous nicknames as the "Black Death" .
Ilyushin armored ground attack aircraft, initial production single-seat variant fit with snow ski undercarriage. Kit features engraved panel and rivet detail, well detailed cockpit, full likeness of an AM-38 engine, reinforcing wing spars, separate control surfaces, optional position flaps, wing cannon and machine guns (with magazines), wing bomb bays with optional position doors, segmented canopy, clear-molded upper cowling and instrument panel, vinyl ammunition belts, plus photo-etch parts (seatbelts and bomb bay details). Also includes extensive ordnance - general purpose bombs (2 each FAB-50, FAB-100, DAB-100, BRAB-220 and FAB-250), 2 each PLBG-150 and 4 each RS-132 rockets.
Decals and color painting reference for 2 Soviet aircraft during 1941: 'Red 6' and 'Black 12' from unidentified units - includes instrument panel markings.