- Plastic Snap & Screw Together Model Kit
- Display Stand Included
- No specific Scale
- Dimensions: Approximate Length 8.5” x Wingspan 11”
- Recommend for 10 years and above.
The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress is a four-engine heavy bomber developed in the 1930s for the United States Army Air Corps (USAAC). The B-17 was primarily employed by the USAAC in the daylight strategic bombing campaign of World War II against German industrial and military targets. The United States Eighth Air Force, based at many airfields in central and southern England, and the Fifteenth Air Force, based in Italy were the primary major commands responsible for employing the B-17 in Europe.
The B-17 also participated to a lesser extent in the War in the Pacific, early in World War II, where it conducted raids against Japanese shipping and airfields.
The B-17’s first flight was July 28, 1935. It was introduced into service in April 1938 and was last retired the Brazilian Air Force in 1968. A total of 12,731 B-17’s were built
This New Ray EZ build B-17 model kit is designed for the beginner modeler. Some parts may be loose fitting due to molding variances, gluing maybe required.