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Level 3 Model Kit North American B-25C/D Mitchell Bomber Aircraft with 2 Scheme Options 1/72 Plastic Model Kit by Airfix


Product Description

  • Brand new plastic model kit of North American B-25C/D Mitchell Bomber Aircraft with 2 Scheme Options (Level 3) 1/72 plastic model kit by Airfix.
  • Brand new box.
  • Vintage style packaging.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Contains 166 detailed parts.
  • Does NOT include display stand.
  • Paint and cement required (not included).
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Parts molded in Light Gray, unless otherwise indicated.
  • Includes decals to design the plane in 2 different schemes.
  • Dimensions approximately L-9.125, W-11.25 inches assembled.
    The North American B-25 Mitchell was a versatile medium bomber widely used by the Allied forces during World War II. Developed by North American Aviation, the B-25 played a significant role in various theaters of the war, including the European, Pacific, and North African campaigns. Its robust construction, excellent performance, and adaptability made it one of the most successful and widely recognized bombers of its time.
    During World War II, the B-25 Mitchell participated in numerous combat operations and played a vital role in turning the tide of the war in favor of the Allies. In the Pacific Theater, the B-25 gained fame for its involvement in the Doolittle Raid on April 18, 1942. Led by Lieutenant Colonel James Doolittle, a group of sixteen B-25 bombers launched from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet and conducted a daring bombing raid on targets in Japan, striking a blow to Japanese morale and demonstrating the ability of the Allies to strike back despite early setbacks.
    The B-25 Mitchell also saw extensive use in the European Theater, where it performed various roles, including low-level bombing, strafing, and ground attack missions. It played a crucial role in the Allied bombing campaign against Axis targets, including industrial facilities, transportation networks, and military installations. The B-25's versatility allowed it to excel in both strategic and tactical bombing roles, earning the respect and admiration of its crews and earning a reputation as a dependable and effective aircraft.
    This 1:72 scale model offers aviation enthusiasts and collectors a chance to own a detailed replica of this iconic World War II bomber. With its accurate depiction of the aircraft's distinctive design features, including its twin-engine configuration, mid-wing placement, and characteristic twin tail, this model captures the essence of the B-25's rugged and functional appearance. Whether displayed on a shelf or used in dioramas depicting historical air battles, the B-25 replica serves as a tribute to the bravery and sacrifice of the crews who flew these aircraft in defense of freedom and democracy.


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