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An award-winning line of high quality plastic model kits that include tanks, cars, aircraft, figures, and warships in popular scales.
1/72 P-38 Pathfinder
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ITEM NO: DRA 5032
EAN-13 BARCODE: 0089195850324
SCALE: 1:72
ANNOUNCED ON: 3/30/2007
ARRIVED ON: 5/25/2007
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Re-Issue in December 2016

1/72 P-38 Pathfinder

Barcode: 0 89195 85032 4
Packaging: 24 pieces per master carton
Box Size: 7.5"X13"X1.8"


Dragon has released a spectacular 1/72 scale model of a P-38 Pathfinder containing all the special characteristics of this version of the Lightning. It receives a clear nose thanks to a completely new mold that shows off the radar system installation. Detail is finely rendered, and careful engineering ensures this model aircraft is a breeze to assemble. Modelers will be pleased to clear a path for this P-38 Pathfinder in their collections!


Main Features:
-Newly tooled nose for Pathfinder
-Undercarriage comes with detail
-Left and right propeller blades created from different molds
-Fuselage and booms engraved with fine panel lines
-Photo-etched parts to upgrade details
-Clear canopy and cabin with crisp details
-Cartograf decals offer accurate markings


About the P-38 Pathfinder
The P-38 Lightning, a WWII U.S. fighter aircraft, is easily identified by its twin booms. It enjoyed its greatest success in the Southwest Pacific theater, but the P-38 was also successfully adapted to several other roles. One role was that of a “pathfinder” designed to lead formation bombing. The P-38 Pathfinder, fitted with a glazed nose containing an H2X radar, led other P-38s loaded with 2000lb bombs. When the Pathfinder released its load (usually a single 2000lb bomb), the rest of the formation did so too.