1/48 5404 Monogram F-80 Shooting Star
Plastic Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
The first operational jet fighter for the USA. F-80s played key rolls in the Berlin Airlift and the Korean War. The two seater (available as a Hawk kit) was used as a trainer long after the Shooting Star fighter-bomber left service. Very well detailed model includes optional parts to be built as a fighter-bomber or fighter-interceptor and features detailed cockpit and machine gun bay, removable gun hatch, optional position canopy, detailed gear wells, removable tail section with detailed turbojet engine (aft section), a stand for the rear fuselage section and more. Includes colorful decals for the box art aircraft. Never started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes decals and instructions.