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HA2213 Hobby Master 209.99
Hobby Master - HA2213
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Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA2213 Curtiss SB2C Helldiver USN VB-87, White 203, USS Ticonderoga, May 1945. 1/72 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 7.25" Wingspan & 8.75" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.

The Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, also known as the Curtiss A-25 Shrike, was a dive bomber developed by Curtiss-Wright during World War II. As a carrier-based bomber with the United States Navy (USN), in Pacific theaters, it supplemented and replaced the Douglas SBD Dauntless. A few survivors are extant. Primary Role: Dive Bomber.

On January 21, 1945 USS Ticonderoga aircraft accompanied by other units, attacked Taiwan, Pescadores and Sakishima Gunto where USS Ticonderoga was badly damaged by two Japanese Kamikaze aircraft and returned to port for repairs. In May 1945 the aircraft carrier along with VB-87 returned to join the battle and on May 17, 1945 VB-87 and other squadrons struck the Marshall Islands. From May 28 until May 31, 1945 USS Ticonderoga’s aircraft took part in raids on Okinawa and the other Ryuku Islands. VB-87 was assigned to Ticonderoga from early May – September 1945.

Scale: 1/72 Size: 8.25" Wingspan, 6.25" Long IN STOCK
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