Construction and painting required: yes, glue and paints need to be purchased separately
Described by General Eisenhower as one of the four weapons that helped the Allies to win the Second World War, the Douglas DC3 and its military variant, the C-47 Skytrain (Dakota in RAF service), has since gone on to be an instantly recognizable symbol of both air travel and the liberation of occupied lands that so characterized the Second World War. Continuing to serve even today in both modernized and original formats the DC3/C-47 is now seen as a pioneer of air travel.
90 day warranty against manufacturer defects
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
The molded parts were very clean and crisp, flash free(which one would expect from new tooling), no sink marks, no ejector pin stress marks on visual surfaces, no short shots, blemishes, splays etc and, nicely recessed panel lines for pre-shading and highlighting, although deeper and wider than one would find on other manufacturers kits. There are no rivet details, but I guess that is because it is a 1/72 scale? The clear molded canopy, fuselage windows and light lenses were very clear and unblemished, too, and they fitted very well. I give this kit 7 out of 10 or 3 1/2 out of 5 stars, based on finding two fit issues during the build along with a third issue that was regarding the fuselage D-Day Stripes location. The first issue was that there are fillet sections that fit between the wing root and fuselage on either side of the plane. These, when dry fitted into their locations, were proud of the surrounding surfaces and therefore required careful filing of the rear edges, a bit at a...
Nice kit. LOTS of small parts.
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