This is a Trumpeter 1/350 scale assembly and painting required plastic model kit of the USS Essex CV-9, the lead ship of U.S. Navy Essex class aircraft carriers. Model kit features: Fully detailed hull, flight deck, hangar deck, and fittings. Optional full or waterline hull. Includes 4 each: Hellcat, Helldiver, and Avenger a/c. Display stand. *ABOUT THE USS ESSEX: No class of warship symbolizes the might of a nation's naval power in World War II better than the Essex class aircraft carriers, the most numerous class of heavy warships of the 20th Century, with 24 ships built. Commissioned on 31 December 1942, the USS Essex served in the Pacific throughout the Second World War with great success, and she was the carrier for Air Group 15, the "Fabled Fifteen," commanded by the U.S. Navy's top ace of the war, David McCampbell (1944).
Glue and paint not included
Ready-to-assemble plastic model kit
Includes hundreds of pieces