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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

Airfix - Nr. A08017 - 1:72

Boxart Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress A08017 Airfix

Facts

Brand:Airfix
Title:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Number:A08017
Scale:1:72
Released:2016 | Initial release - new tool
Type:Full kit
GTIN/EAN:5055288631069

Box contents

Includes: Plastic sprue, Decalsheet (waterslide)

Markings

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

US Military US Army Air Forces (1941-1947)

Product timeline

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Airfix
 
 
Airfix Corporation of America
Airfix by Craft Master
Eidai
MPC
Academy/Minicraft
Academy
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Instruction sheets

Download | 13852Kb (.pdf)

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Newsfeed

Jeff Dick
A few faults, should be a pear shaped window on top of Cheyenne glazing. The heat exchanger grills were not present on either markings in the kit, the blank ones should be used and filled well flush. The inspection panel decals for the rudder, only the lower most one is on the right side, discard the others. Wingtips have a bit too sharp a radius at 10 o’clock and 2 o’clock, a bit of careful sanding can tune this up. Better than Revell for sure.
12. August 2018 at 01:44:41 Share
Robert W Martel added the Airfix Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (1:72) to his stash.
4. January 2017 at 06:41:47 Share
Robert W Martel OOOOH!!!! I like the looks of this one !!
The reviews make it look good. I already have 2 Academy 72nd B-17's (D & F), but I couldn't resist this one. I was considering the new Revell also, but after comparing the reviews, I'm going for this one. The new tool Revell kit looks nice too and is cheaper but the bad looking glass made up my mind. Besides I had $14 worth of eBay Bucks, so that paid the shipping from Poland, the only one I've seen on ebay. So it cost me $38.
4. January 2017 at 07:20:06
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