The most capable carrier based fighter-bomber of World War II featured the largest engine available at the time: the 2,000 hp, 18-cylinder Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp radial. It was the first US warplane to exceed 400 mph in level flight. The plane featured an unusual inverted gull wing to keep the undercarriage short while allowing the use of the large diameter propeller demanded by the powerful engine.
Number Of Sheets: 1 Sheet
Difficulty: EasyAssembled Size:
4.49" x 3.71" x 1.48" (11.5 x 9.5 x 3.8 cm)
Recommended age: 14+
Amazing DIY models with stunning details
Metal Earth is made from . Each model features amazing detail with parts cut from one or more 4” square steel sheets. Easy to follow instructions are included with each kit and Simply snip out the pieces and bend the tabs through corresponding connection points.
Parts can be more easily removed from the sheet using a pair of clippers.
Highly recommended tools for successful assembly: tweezers, needle nose pliers, flat nose pliers, clipper.
Plan out and understand how the parts will come together. Folding any piece back and forth along a fold line more than 2 times will cause the piece to weaken and/or break. Be sure to use a gentle touch.
Parts lock together using tabs and holes. Pay close attention to the CIRCLE and TRIANGLE symbols:
A CIRCLE represents a tab that should be folded 90°.
A TRIANGLE represents a tab that should be twisted 90°.