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Kitty Hawk 1/32 T28C Trojan USN Aircraft Kit

Kitty Hawk 1/32 T28C Trojan USN Aircraft Kit

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North American Aviation developed the T-28 Trojan in the late 1940s as a replacement for the T-6 Texan in the pilot training role. The aircraft was adopted into USAF service as the T-28A powered by the 800hp Wright R-1300 engine. The Navy adopted the T-28B which was powered by the 1,425 horsepower Wright R-1820 engine. The Navy also adopted the modified T-28C that featured shortened propeller blades and a tailhook for carrier qualification training. When the US entered the Vietnam war, the USAF developed a counter-insurgency (COIN) aircraft using surplus T-28Bs from the Navy and converting them to USAF specifications to create the T-28D. With over 1,900 aircraft produced, the T-28 not only trained new pilots but also qualified pilots for carrier operations and served as a versatile combat aircraft.

Features and Options in This Kit:

  • Detailed front and rear cockpits
  • Photo-etched crew restraints
  • Instrument panels and side consoles with nice relief details and option of decal overlays
  • Positionable canopies
  • Nicely detailed R-1820 engine
  • Choice of two propeller types
  • More robust engine mounts
  • Positionable engine access panels
  • Positionable ailerons
  • Positionable elevators
  • Positionable rudder
  • Positionable flaps
  • Positionable ventral speed brake
  • Choice of three types of nose wheel hubs
  • Choice of two types of main wheel hubs

Kit provides the following external stores options:

  • 2 x Mk.82 500lb bombs
  • 2 x LAU-3 rocket pods
  • 2 x bomblet racks w/bomblets
  • 2 x 100lb napalm bombs
  • 2 x .50 caliber gun pods (two types included)

Markings are included for five options:

  • T-28C, 140548, BTU-2, SB/211, NAS Saufley Field, 1956
  • T-28C, 140053, warbird (N28TN)
  • T-28C, 140514, VA-122, NJ/091, NAS Leemore, 1977
  • T-28C, 140492, warbird (N746SH)
  • T-28D, 138219, Drone Controller, NAS Pensacola, 1960s

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