Revell 1:48 A-4 Skyhawk Blue Angels Model Kit

Price: $49.99
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Manufacturer Description

Experience the fun and satisfaction of building your own iconic A-4 Skyhawk with this Revell model kit. The kit features highly detailed plastic molded in light gray and clear and features open or closed canopy with detailed cockpit and pilot, and optional two external tuel tanks, center bomb pylon with six bombs and two wing mounted missiles. Glue and paint (not included) are required to complete this model. Product is intended for ages 10 and up. 1:48 scale.

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The A-4 Skyhawk is sure to please kids, hobbyists, and Blue Angels fans.
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The Story Behind the Model
The A-4 Skyhawk was designed as a small light weight jet attack aircraft capable of operating from aircraft carriers. The Skyhawk was used extensively during the Vietnam war where it gained a reputation for being rugged and reliable. A-4s were also used by the Blue Angels flight demonstration team. The Blue Angles are well known the world over for their impressive performances of precision aerobatics. Flying in tight formation, these four outstanding U.S. Navy flyers captivate their audiences with breath-taking maneuvers. Included decals allow you to build any one of the aircraft from the Blue Angels team of 1978 or A-4E Skyhawk, BUNO, 149996, pilot LCDR John S. McCain, VA-45 Klansmen, USS Forrestal, June 1967.

Helpful Hints For Building
Your A-4 Skyhawk is a is a Level 2 kit - it is perfect for intermediate and advanced model builders. Parental supervision is suggested. Always study the assembly drawings included in the packaging before beginning. Each part is identified by a part number.Trimming to remove extra plastic and filing to smooth before part assembly is suggested. For better paint and decal adhesion, wash the plastic parts in a mild detergent solution. Rinse and let air dry. Check the fit of each piece before cementing in place. Allow paint to dry thoroughly before handling parts.

What's In The Box?
83 parts and fully illustrated instruction sheet.

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Incredible detailing gives you a model you'll be proud to show off.

Product Features

Model kit features: Open or closed canopy with detailed cockpit and pilot. Optional two external fuel tanks, center bomb pylon with six bombs and two wing mounted missiles Decals to build any one of the four aircraft from the Blue Angels team Contains 83 pieces Illustrated assembly instructions

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