- Plastic Model Kit, Assembly & Paint Required
- Skill Level 4
- 147 Pieces
- Dimensions: Approximate Length 14.43” x Wingspan 16.75”
- Recommend for 12 years and above.
The North American B-25 Mitchell is an American twin-engine, medium bomber manufactured by North American Aviation (NAA). The design was named in honor of Major General William "Billy" Mitchell, a pioneer of U.S. military aviation. Used by many Allied air forces, the B-25 served in every theater of World War II and after the war ended many remained in service, operating across four decades. Approximately 10,000 aircraft of various variants were produced. The Mitchell’s first flight was August 19, 1940 and introduced into service in 1941. The last Mitchell was retired in 1979.
This Revell kit replicates a B-25J from the 345th Bombardment Group the “Air Apaches” During World War II the 345th Bombardment Group operated in the Southwest Pacific Theater as a North American B-25 Mitchell medium bomber unit assigned to Fifth Air Forces The 345th Bombardment Group had 4 squadrons designated 498th , 499th , 500th and 501st Bombardment Squadrons assigned to it. At full strength, the 345th would contain 250 officers and 1250 enlisted men. The 345th BG was awarded both the Distinguished Unit Citation and the Philippine Presidential Unit Citation for its combat service in New Guinea; the Bismarck Archipelago, Leyte; Luzon; the Southern Philippines and China.
Other Kit Features:
- Machine guns mounted in glass noes.
- Weighted tires and figures.
- Molded in light grey and clear.
- Waterslide decals.to build 1 of 2 variants from the 345th Bombardment Group.
This model is a great addition to your collection.