Description

Easy Model 1/72 Scale North American T-6 Texan IDF/AF, Israel

Overview

The T-6 Texan was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft designed by North American Aviation, used to train fighter pilots of the United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, Royal Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II. The T-6 is known by a variety of designations depending on the model and operating air force. The USAAC called it the AT-6, the US Navy, the SNJ, and British Commonwealth air forces, the Harvard. It remains a popular warbird aircraft.

Designed as an entry for a 1937 USAAC Basic Combat aircraft competition, the T-6 was first flown on April 1, 1935. Several hundred T-6s were built before the advanced trainer designation, when it was modified for its role as a basic combat trainer. Nicknamed the pilot maker, the Texan had low cantilever wings and a long two seat cockpit, with the engine mounted at the extreme forward. It trained thousands of USAF pilots through the 1950s and remained in service with some nations well into the 1990s. More than 15,000 T-6s were manufactured, and the aircraft remains a familiar air show presence, with 350+ airworthy examples still in existence.

Easy Model Platinum Collection

The Easy Model Platinum Collection range presents highy-affordable, ready-made plastic models of military aircraft. While these models may not have the same heft as their diecast siblings, they do offer remarkable value for money. Most importantly, they look perfectly at home alongside diecast modes, allowing collectors to flesh out their collection with types and paint-schemes not yet available in diecast.

Easy Model Platinum Collection display model airplanes feature:

  • Molded plastic construction.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that wont fade or peel like decals.
  • Spinning propellers.
  • Authentic ordnance loads.
  • Permanently extended landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft in flight.

Details

Scale:..1/72

Length:..5

Width:..7

(EAS-36317)

SKU EAS-36317
Barcode # 9580208363172
Brand Easy Model
Scale 1/72
Material Plastic

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