- 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-29 Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War. It was one of the largest aircraft operational during World War II and featured state-of-the-art technology. The bomber’s first flight was on 21 September 1942 and was first introduced into service May 1944 The B-29 was retired in 1960.
The most famous B-29’s were Enola Gay, flown by Lt Col Paul Tibbets, which dropped the first atom bomb, called Little Boy, on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Enola Gay is fully restored and on display at the Smithsonian's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, outside Dulles Airport in Washington, D.C. Bockscar dropped the second bomb, called Fat Man, on Nagasaki three days later. Bockscar is on display at the National Museum of the United States Air Force.
This New Ray EZ build B-29 model kit is designed for the beginner modeler. Some parts may be loose fitting due to molding variances, gluing maybe required