£17.99

1 in stock

SKU: SH72272 Category: Tags: , ,

Description

Vought SB2U-1 Vindicator NEW MOULD!! The plastic parts are the same as of the previous kit, what differs are the decals. The Vindicator’s first production version offers variety of colourful machines but also variety of great men that sat in the cockpits of these machines. The first machine sports commander’s green stripes operated from USS Ranger and was used by Commander Lt Cdr. O. A. Weller, the later Commander in Chief of CVE-66 White Plains and CV-18 Wasp aircraft carriers, decorated with Navy Cross and Gold Star. The second machine was used by Lt Cdr. H.D. Felt from VB-2. This pilot gain fame during World War 2. He led the Air Group 3 from USS Saratoga against IJN aircraft carrier Ryujo in the Battle of the Solomon Se