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F3F-1
F3F-1


 
Retail Price: $36.98
Your Price: $18.49
Scale: 1:48

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)

Product Code: 533413
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Description
 
The F3F-1 was first flown on March 20, 1935, and was a considerable improvement over its predecessor, the F2F. The F3F-1 was more stable than the F2F due to its lengthened fuselage and longer wingspan. Deliveries to the Navy started in January of 1936, and five very active years of fleet service followed, after which the F3F-1 was finally retired to training squadrons. The F3F-1 marked the beginning of the end of the biplane era, but before they disappeared, they helped train a generation of pilots who would fly in the courageous defense of a country that was woefully ill-equipped to enter into the looming world war.

Kit Features:
  • Over 75 parts
  • Recessed panel lines with delicate surface detail
  • Detailed engine, landing gear and interior
  • Optional tires (weighted and unweighted)
  • Pre-formed photo-etched stainless steel rigging
  • Detailed screen-printed decals with optional markings
  • Detailed instruction booklet
  • Detailed aircraft history

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