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PLASTIC MODEL AIRCRAFT KITS
WACO CG-4a ASSAULT GLIDER 1/48th
PRICED AT £39.00 plus
White vac formed plastic sheet in 1mm - 1.25mm -1.5mm or 2mm thickness. Crystal clear cockpit canopies, turrets, etc as required. High quality cast metal fittings such as propellers, seats, engines, undercarriage legs, radiators, wheels, guns, aerials, etc as required. Computer drawn and printed decals. Assembly drawings and instructions.
There were 13,906 examples of the CG-4a, so becoming the most widely used U.S. Troop Glider of World War 2. Production needed 16 different assembly plants to be employed in it production. The CG-4a had a rather disastrous start with the invasion of Sicily in July 1943. However, they had greater success in Marc 1944, with their participation in the second Wingate Chindit operation in Burma, in which they landed behind Japanese lines, at night, in a jungle clearing. However, their most significant operations were the D-Day landings in France on 6th June 1944. Also the landings in Southern France in August 1944, together with action at Arnhem and the Rhine crossing.
PLASTIC PARTS LISTING
|FUSELAGE Port||WING Starboard Bottom||'V' WING STRUT Port||BENCH SEAT Starboard|
|FUSELAGE Starboard||TAILPLANE Top||'V' WING STRUT Stbd||MAIN FLOOR|
|WING Port Top||TAILPLANE Bottom||BENCH SEAT Port||WING MOUNTING TAB|
|WING Port Bottom||FIN Port||'V' TAILPLANE STRUT Port||BULKHEAD 'A'|
|WING Stbd Top||FIN Starboard||'V' TAILPLANE STRUT Stbd||BULKHEAD 'B'|
|METAL PARTS||METAL PARTS||METAL PARTS|
|UNDER/C LEG 'V' Port||PILOT SEAT||WING 'V' Triangle Supp' Stbd||T/PLANE Actuators Port x 4|
|UNDER/C LEG 'V' Stbd||CO-PILOT SEAT||FRONT COCKPIT BAR ASSY||T/PLANE Actuators Stbd x 4|
|MAIN WHEEL Port||SKID Front Port||MID COCKPIT BAR ASSY|
|MAIN WHEEL Stbd||SKID Rear Port||REAR COCKPIT BAR ASSY||
|UNDER/C LEG Port||SKID Front Starboard||CONTROL WHEEL Port||INSTRUMENT PANEL|
|UNDER/C LEG Stbd||SKID Rear Starboard||CONTROL WHEEL Stbd|
|TAILWHEEL||WING 'V'' Triangle Supp' Port||TOW CONTROL WHEEL 'V'|
SELECTION OF METAL PARTS
FUSELAGE and WING HALF FROM KIT
FLOOR AND BENCH SEAT FROM KIT
SAMPLE OF DECAL SHEET
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