A-7E CORSAIR II

    A-7E CORSAIR II

    Plastic model kit by ITALERI, for the construction of an US A-7E CORSAIR II aircraft of the modern era, in 1/72 scale.

    ITA1411
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    Plastic kit from ITALERI, for the assembly of an US airplane of modern era, in 1/72 scale. Includes sprues with plastic parts, assembly instructions, clear parts and decals.

    The LTV A-7 Corsair II was designed and implemented in the first half of the 1960s to satisfy the specific United States Navy request to have a new carrier-capable light attack aircraft able to replace the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk and the piston-powered Douglas A-1 Skyraider. It was directly developed by the fighter Vought F-8 Crusade airframe. The A-7 was characterised by the large frontal air intake under tha cabin, by the 35° foldable swept wing to optimize the use and the storage on the aircraft carriers flight decks and by the adoption of a modern Head-up-Display to enhance the operational effectiveness.  Thanks to its underwing hardpoints the A-7 was able to carry an impressive offensive load based on conventional bombs, guided bombs as the Paveway and air-to-surface missiles. The A-7E was the last version produced for the U.S Navy with an improved operational capabilities and the possibility to use the Harpoon anti-ship missiles and the AGM-88 HARM anti-radiation missiles.

    Scale
    1/72
    Era
    After WW II
    Nationality
    U.S.A
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