1/700 US Navy Aircraft from Fujimi
Reviewed by Timothy Dike

This set has been around as long as waterline carriers. But many modelers are unaware of it's existence. It includes aircraft for an early war air wing. The aircraft in the set are:
  • Douglas SBD Dauntless Dive Bomber (8 ea.)
  • Grumman TBF Avenger Torpedo Bomber (8 ea.)
  • Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter (8 with fixed wings)
  • Grumman F4F Wildcat Fighter (8 with foldable wings)
Sadly there is no TBD Devastator, but you can get one of those from Pit-road or White Ensign Models in resin. The aircraft are adequate for this scale, my set has quite a bit of flash that will have to be cleaned away. But the aircraft do look like the prototypes. They could benefit from one of the many Photo Etch sets on the market today to enhance their appearance.
 There is a decal set included that has early and late style markings for the aircraft. Price for this set runs about $6.00 and it is still around at many hobby shops and mail order suppliers.


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