Kittyhawk III Short Tail '2 in 1' (2 kits)
Unassembled plastic model kit
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This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
Rugged Curtiss WWII fighter and attack aircraft, Allison-engined variant evolved from the lightened 'L' and fit with stabilizer fin fillet, as employed by Commonwealth forces. Dual kit includes 2 unassembled models - each featuring engraved panel lines, well appointed cockpit, detailed landing gear and main wheel bays, single-piece 3-blade propeller with separate spinner, chin radiator/oil cooler bulkheads, choice of open or closed cowl flaps, drop tank with sway braces and injection-molded canopy (one-piece windscreen/canopy and individual rearview glazings).
Decals and painting guide for 3 Kittyhawk IIIs:
- SAAF EW421 of No 2 Squadron, pilot Maj Hauptlleisch, 1942
- RAAF RF242 of 450 Squadron, pilot Flt Lt Schaaf, Malta, July 1943
- RAF RF295 of 112 Squadron in Italy, October 1943