Mastercraft Collection: B-17G Flying Fortress..
Wingspan: 12 in inches
Length: 8.6 inches
The B-17G Flying Fortress is one of the variants and the final version of the B-17 series by Boeing, which was a strategic bomber aircraft. Commissioned into service for the World War II in 1943 and shown in most WWII movies, the B-17G was an iconic aircraft that helped win the war in Europe. Today, its sheer size alone is enough to leave anyone in awe. Its impressive magnitude matches its significant role as a bomber plane. The Flying Fortress struck fear as the aircraft proved instrumental in the Allied Forces' victory with by being one of the most effective bomb-droppers during its prime in military history. Armed with heavy artillery like 13 machine guns ( .50 caliber ) and can carry up to 8,000 - pound bombs, the B-17G Flying Fortress definitely lived up to its name. An airplane connoisseur like you will want to take hold of this fine historical piece of high-quality B-17G Flying Fortress desktop model airplane.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!