Czech Master Resin - CMR Models

1/72 Hughes 1B Racer (double kit) model kit

Product # CMR-148

Product Article by CMR Models on July 8  2011

 

Hughes 1B Racer (double kit) - Single-Seat Monoplane Racing Aircraft model kit from Czech Master Resin.

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Colour Schemes Included 

  • Hughes 1B (Low Aspect Ratio Wing) - NR258Y 3km course world-record holder, 13th September 1935 

  • Hughes 1B (Larger Wing) - R258Y Record cross-country flight from California to New Jersey, 19th January 1937 

Items Included 

  • This model contains sufficient parts to build two complete aircraft - Both 1935 & 1937 versions

  • Highly detailed 14-Cylinder Radial Engine - Including individual Inlet & Exhaust Manifold Pipes

  • 1935 'Low Aspect Ratio' Wings - 24ft. 11in. wingspan

  • 1937 'Larger' Wings - 32ft wingspan

  • Larger Area Horizontal Tail Surfaces (with Trim Tabs) - For 1937 version

  • Detailed Undercarriage and Gear Bays 

  • Main Undercarriage Legs (2 types) - Short for 1935 version, lengthened for 1937 version

  • Cockpit Canopy - Can be displayed 'Open' or 'Closed'

  • 2 sets: Painted 'Photo-Etch' Cockpit detail set (see below) - including: Instrument Panel, Seat Harness, etc.

  • Detailed Undercarriage and Gear Bays 

  • 8-page 'In Detail' Supplement - Including historical background of the Hughes 1B aircraft

  • Decal Set

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