More information about Revell 1/48 B-17G Flying Fortress RMX855600Revell airplane is detailed 1/48th scale for static display only. Markings included for two aircraft with unstaggered waist gun positions. 148 parts in silver, black and clear with raised panel lines. Detailed gun turrets, landing gear and wheels, full interior framing. Detailed engine fronts and cowlings; correct nose and chin turret. Cockpit detail: floor, instrument panel, seats, and controls. Detailed bomb bay with bomb racks, bombs and positionable bomb doors. Includes bomb cart and sheet of tips for building dioramas by Shep Paine.Prototype Information: Manufacturer: Boeing Aircraft Company, USA. Name: B-17G Flying Fortress Service History: USAAF; 1941-45; Description: Heavily armed, 4-engine daylight heavy bomber
The B-17G was the last bomber version of the venerable Flying Fort and featured a new chin turret under the bomb aimer's position and improved fuel tank venting which increased the aircraft's survivability in combat.
Paints Required: Flat: Black, Interior Green, Tan, Metallic Grey, Yellow, Burnt Metal, Grey, Aluminum, Red, Blue, Orange, Light Grey Gloss Colours: Silver, White, Gun Metal.
Basic tools: Hobby knife, paint brushes, sandpaper.
Nice-to-have tools: Needle file set, sprue cutter (see XURON), airbrush and associated accessories
Major components - liquid plastic cement (Testors, TENAX 7R)
Clear parts - White glue, odourless CA, or TENAX 7R
Detail parts - CA or tube-type (thick)