This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The P-40 fighter was the last of the famous 'Hawk' line produced by Curtiss Aircraft in the 1930s and 1940s, it was the third-most numerous US fighter of World War II. Hawk 81, appeared in May 1940 in September of that year, over 200 had been delivered to the Army Air Corps.
Kit has fine engraved surface features, detailed cockpit with fuselage interior, chin intake, separate trailing edge flaps, detailed wheel bays and undercarriage, single piece propeller with separate spinner, paired exhaust stacks, wing and cowling machine guns, clear parts (segmented canopy (moveable), instrument panel, doors and other glazing's) and photoetch.
Decals and 4-view color painting reference for (3) aircraft:
- R.T. Smith, P-8173, Flight Leader 3rd. P.S. American Volunteer Group Kunming, January 1942
- Charles Bond 1st Pursuit Squadron AVG
- Squadron Leader John Kuren Newkrik 2nd.P's, Panda Bears' February 1972