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Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady

Academy/Minicraft - Nr. 1653 - 1:72

Boxart U-2 Dragon Lady 1653 Academy/Minicraft


Title:Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady
Number:1653 (Also listed as FA041)
Released:1988 | Initial release - new tool
Type:Full kit

Box contents

Includes: Plastic sprue (Clear) , Plastic sprue, Decalsheet (waterslide)

Decal options

Lockheed U-2C

  1. US Military US Air Force (1947-now)
  2. US Military US Air Force (1947-now)

Product timeline

1:72 U-2 Dragon Lady (Academy/Minicraft 1653)
New tool
1:72 Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady (Seminar 2000)

Instruction sheets

Download | 1430Kb (.pdf)



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1:72 U-2 Dragon Lady (Academy/Minicraft 1653)
Lockheed U-2C
US Military US Air Force (1947-now)


Mike Fuller added the Academy/Minicraft U-2 Dragon Lady (1:72) to his stash.
17. August 2016 at 22:12:24 Share
Mike Fuller Just had a look at the contents of the kit and very pleasantly surprised. For 1988 tooling the kit is surprisingly detailed. I further like the options; different intakes, dorsal bulge, sensor suite, etc. I'm a model snob, and as state of the art moves ahead, I always find myself trading in and looking towards the newer kit, scoffing at the older offerings. And while there are few-to-none options in 1/72 U-2s, this isn't one that I'm necessarily settling for (sort of like Testor's 1/35 scale M-47 Patton kit).
17. August 2016 at 22:35:46
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Keith Goodman added the Academy/Minicraft U-2 Dragon Lady (1:72) to his completed kits.
11. February 2013 at 03:58:13 Share
Keith Goodman I wish someone would release a new kit of a later model U-2R or TR-1 etc. The Special Hobby kits are too hard to find. Here's my old Minicraft U-2, I need to take new photos!
Lockheed U-2C | KG Wings

11. February 2013 at 04:02:51
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