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Academy 1/72 FI-156 Storch/Morane-Saul
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      This is a 1/72 Fieseler Fi156 Storch Plastic Model Kit from Academy.

The Fi156 was the primary battlefield observation and reconnaissance aircraft of the German Air Force during WWII. Featuring a high aspect ratino wing with leading edge slats and flaps, the plane had excellent STOL (short take-off and landing) characteristics. A Storch piloted by German spy Otto Scorzny was used to rescue Italian dictator Mussolini in 1943. At the end of WWII, the French Morane-Saulnier company continued to produce the aircraft for the French Air Force. This version was powered by a radial engine and was designated the MS 500/502 Criquet.

FEATURES: Detailed 1/72nd plastic kit for static display 64 parts in grey and clear with recessed panel lines and textured representation of fabric covered areas Detailed main landing gear struts and wheels Cockpit detail includes seats, floor, instrument panel and control stick Optional noses for Argus powered Fi156 and radial engined MS 500/502 - also includes two types of canopy for these variants Separate wing flaps and leading edge slats

MARKING OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for 3 aircraft 1: Fi156, SF-RL, 1 Wustennot Staffel, North Africa, Spring, 1941 2: Fi156, L2-BA, Russia, 1942 3: MS 500, No 609, French Air Force, 1947 Airframe Colors: 1: Sand Yellow(RLM79)/Green(RLM71) camouflage w/Lt Blue(RLM65) undersides 2: Dk Green(RLM71)/Blk Green(RLM70) splinter camo w/Lt Blue undersides 3: Overall Olive Green w/Lt Blue undersides Additional Paints Required: Black, White, RLM02 Interior Grey-Green, Silver, Red, Yellow, Steel, Flesh, Field Grey, Burnt Iron, Clear Red, Clear Blue

INCLUDES: One 1/72 Fieseler Fi156 Storch Plastic Aircraft Kit

REQUIRES: Hobby Knife Paint Brushes Paint (See MARKING OPTIONS) Sandpaper Liquid Plastic Cement - for major components (Testors, TENAX 7R) White Glue - for clear parts (Odourless CA or TENAX 7R) Thick Plastic Cement - for detail parts (CA or Tube Type) Nice-to-Have Tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter (see XURON), and Airbrush.

SPECS: Scale: 1/72 Length: 5.39" (13.7cm) Wingspan: 7.76" (19.7cm) SAN 7/27/01 ir/jl

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