USMC Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) 1/72 Trumpeter

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The landing craft air cushion (LCAC) is a high-speed, over-the-beach fully amphibious landing craft capable of carrying a 60-75 ton payload. It is used to transport weapons systems, equipment, cargo and personnel from ship to shore and across the beach. The advantages of air-cushion landing craft are numerous. They can carry heavy payloads, such as an M-1 tank, at high speeds. Their payload and speed mean more forces reach the shore in a shorter time, with shorter intervals between trips. The air cushion allows this vehicle to reach more than 70% of the world's coastline compared to only 17% with conventional landing craft.

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Product Details:

Scale: 1/72
Skill Level: 4
Length: 14.7”
Width: 7.9”
Height: 3.75”
Parts: 338
- Painting and assembly required

- 9 sprues
- One-piece lower hull, deck and cushion
- One photo-etched fret
- Clear parts
- Markings for US Marine Corps

- Black rubber cushion
- Detailed turbines

- One decal sheet

- Detailed cargo deck scupper pattern
- Molded in grey
- Illustrated instructions and paint guide
*Cyanoacrylate glue is required for photo-etched parts*


Paint Guide:

Light Grey Green
Metal Black
2 Shades of Dark Grey
Flat Black
Bright Green
Red Madder
Tire Black