USS Hornet Aircraft Carrier
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In Stock (Ships in 1-3 business days)List price: $24.00You pay: $15.84(All prices in U.S. Dollars)Manufacturer: Tamiya Models and PaintsStock Number: TAM 77510Scale: 1/700View all products of type "Yorktown Class"
This model kit requires assembly. Cement, paint and other construction materials not included unless specifically stated in the description.
The Hornet was the eigth aircraft carrier of the U.S. Navy and the third one of the Yorktown type constructed under the limitations of the naval treaty. The Hornet had excellent equipment and anti-torpedo protection, but her anti-aircraft armament consisting of eight 5-inch (12.7mm) single-barrelled A.A. guns (38 calibres long) was rather weak. She was powered by turbine engine offering 120,000hp and made a speed of 34 knots.