{"id":4110551449678,"title":"1\/144 B-17G Flying Fortress \"Flak Eater\", 364th BS, 305th BG, September 1944","handle":"1-144-b-17g-flying-fortress-flak-eater-364th-bs-305th-bg-september-1944","description":"\u003ch3\u003eDragon Wings Warbirds 51007 - 1\/144 B-17G Flying Fortress \"Flak Eater\", 364th BS, 305th BG, September 1944\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eFeatures:\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFully detailed\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eDiecast metal fuselage and wings\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eRotating propellers\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eAccurate engraved panel lines\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHistorically accurate markings\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePre-assembled\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDragon Warbirds recently announced its first ever B-17G Flying Fortress, this being produced in 1\/144 scale for an optimal balance of detail and convenient size. 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This model represents \"Flak Eater\", an aircraft that first saw service on 17 April 1944 and survived the war. The distinctive 305th BG \"triangle G\" insignia is a feature of this aircraft, as is the bright green horizontal band across the tail that was introduced in August 1944. The nose art includes a shark's mouth, which lends a mean and aggressive look to this model. Collectors wishing to build up their Allied bomber fleets will welcome the arrival of this new and colorful B-17G.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

1/144 B-17G Flying Fortress "Flak Eater", 364th BS, 305th BG, September 1944

Product Description

Dragon Wings Warbirds 51007 - 1/144 B-17G Flying Fortress "Flak Eater", 364th BS, 305th BG, September 1944

Features:

  • Fully detailed
  • Diecast metal fuselage and wings
  • Rotating propellers
  • Accurate engraved panel lines
  • Historically accurate markings
  • Pre-assembled

Dragon Warbirds recently announced its first ever B-17G Flying Fortress, this being produced in 1/144 scale for an optimal balance of detail and convenient size. Such was the demand from the public that a second B-17G is now being added to the range. The B-17G was the definitive Flying Fortress version that started rolling off production lines in July 1943. Eventually, 8680 were manufactured, and the B-17 bomber ended up dropping more bombs than any other American plane in WWII. It's understandable that this four-engine bomber was labeled a "flying fortress", for it had no less than 13 M2 .50-cal machine guns! The B-17G featured a new power-operated chin-type turret with twin .50-cal MGs to counter head-on attacks.

This 1/144 scale model possesses an excellent level of detail, and it has the natural metal finish found on B-17G aircraft. The precisely registered markings depict those of the 364th Bombardment Squadron, one of four squadrons of the 305th Bomb Group based in England that conducted bombing missions against Germany. This model represents "Flak Eater", an aircraft that first saw service on 17 April 1944 and survived the war. The distinctive 305th BG "triangle G" insignia is a feature of this aircraft, as is the bright green horizontal band across the tail that was introduced in August 1944. The nose art includes a shark's mouth, which lends a mean and aggressive look to this model. Collectors wishing to build up their Allied bomber fleets will welcome the arrival of this new and colorful B-17G.

Sku: DR51007
Vendor: Dragon
HK$399.00
Maximum quantity available reached.

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