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Revell 1/48 Douglas A-20G/J Havoc

Revell 1/48 Douglas A-20G/J Havoc

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CODE: RV04598
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Designed by the most innovative engineers in the USA, Jack Northrop and Ed. Heinemann, the Douglas A-20 family of aircraft made history. It was the first bomber with nose wheel landing gear.

The prototype flew on 26th October, 1938. The first order for the Havoc was placed by France, followed by Belgium. It was only then that Great Britain showed interest in the aircraft. It was not until June 1942 that the first American A-20Cs came to England with the 15th Bomb Squadron and they were also used in North Africa.

The main model of the A-20 family was the heavily armed G version. 2850 were built and used in all theatres of war. The A-20J was a remodelled G version that had frameless glazing in the nose instead of the 6 fixed MG's. It was very often used as the lead machine in A-20G formations and was also used by the RAF under the designation Boston Mk.IV.

  • Detailed cockpit with side consoles.
  • Instrument panel.
  • Bomb bay with 4 bombs.
  • Rotating MG turret.
  • Detailed rear cockpit section.
  • Detailed undercarriage.
  • Detailed engine nacelles with twin radial engines.
  • Moveable propeller.
  • Nose segment equipped with MG.
  • Decals for one USAAF and one RAF version.

This kit is a reboxing of the excellent Italeri kit and includes markings for the following aircraft:

  • A-20G Havoc "Butch", 410th BG, 647th BS, Essex, 1944. (as box art).
  • RAF Boston IV, s/n.43-9136, April 1944.