THIS KIT IS A REISSUE OF A PREVIOUS ECARDMODELS.COM LISTING
This Thaipaperwork kit designed by Nobi has been repainted by 3Turner to depict two vesions of the Bell XP-59 Airacomet. One version representing the XP-59 traded to the RAF in exchange for a Meteor III, the first operational combat jet of the Allies, in the RAF test scheme of day-fighter camouflage over bright yellow. The second version has two options for the builder; a bare-metal finish with Smokey Stover noseart that the aircraft wore in U.S. service, or Smokey Stover in a white textures for printing on silverized cardstock.
Paper Model Details:
30 page PDF with 14 construction diagrams, historical note, and approximately 96 parts. Full cockpit, optional clear canopy with extra framing, boxed-in wheel wells, fuselage formers, and joining strips. 3 versions in package. Degree of Difficulty: 2/5. If you enjoy building this paper model, please contribute a review!