This is a 1/48 F14A Tomcat Plastic Model Jet Aircraft Kit.Skill Level 2 for ages 10 to Adult, Intermediate to Advanced Modelers.Prototype Information: Grumman F ...Read more
This is a 1/48 F14A Tomcat Plastic Model Jet Aircraft Kit.
Skill Level 2 for ages 10 to Adult, Intermediate to Advanced Modelers.
Prototype Information: Grumman F-14A Tomcat
The F-14A Tomcat was designed to be the US Navy's first line of defense against hostile aircraft. Powered by twin Pratt & Whitney TF-30 engines and featuring variable goemetry wings, the F-14A is the only plane in the Navy inventory able to carry the Phoenix missile which can hit a target from over 80 miles away when guided by the Tomcat's avionics.
FEATURES: Detailed 1/48th scale for static display only
155 parts in light grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines
Accurately reproduced intakes, and early style TF-30 exhaust nozzles
Cockpit detail: control yoke, instrument panels, (2) 4-part GRU-7 seats, throttles, side panels, (2) crew figures with posable head and arm.
Ordnance includes: sidewinder (2), sparrow (4), and Pheonix (6) missiles
Canopy may be posed open or closed and wings are moveable
Radome nose cone may be left off to reveal the radar unit inside.
MARKING OPTIONS: Includes one decal sheet with one marking option plus stencils for aircraft and missiles.
1: #100, BuNo. 159434, VF-143, USS America, US Navy
Upper surfaces: light Gull Grey (FS36440) w/ white control surfaces
Lower surfaces: Gloss White (FS17875)
Flat: Black, White, Yellow, Green, Light Grey, Dark Grey, Aluminum, Brown
Gloss Colours: Silver, Red, Green, White, Steel.
REQUIRES: Paint (See MARKING OPTIONS)
Basic tools: Hobby knife, paint brushes, sandpaper.
Nice-to-have tools: Needle file set, sprue cutter airbrush and associated accessories
Major components - liquid plastic cement
Clear parts - White glue, odourless CA
Detail parts - CA or tube-type (thick) plastic cement.
SPECS: Scale: 1/48th
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