USAF, RAF, BAF Cold War F-84F Thunderstreak model kit 1/48Encore
Early Cold War jet nicely rendered in gray plastic with finely engraved panel lines. It features detailed cockpit, highly detailed resin ejection seat, detailed wheel wells and landing gear, detailed dive brake housing with separate doors, detailed engine facing with molded fan blades, crystal clear canopy with the choice to be mounted in open or closed position. The choice of two drop-tanks or two 1000lbs bombs to be carried under the wings are included.
The kit comes with a small fret of photo etch, containing separate wing dive brakes, detailed covers for dive brake doors and pilot's safety harness.
Model includes extensive decal sheet to build one of the following versions; F-84F USAF, assigned to the 91st FBS, 81st FBW at RAF Bentwaters 1958, F-84F Thunderstreak 052, BAF, assigned to No 3 Squadron, 2nd wing, Demo Aircraft Belgium 1965-1966. Pilot Jose Marette, F-84F Thunderstreak, assigned to Jagdbombergeschwader 34, Germany 1966 and F-84F Thunderstreak F-84F, BAF, FU-30 of No 1 Squadron, 2nd Wing Florennes Belgium 1970s.