USS Hornet CV-8 1/700 Trumpeter

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The Hornet (CV-8) was launched in December 1940 by the Newport News Ship Building & Dry Dock Co. and commissioned at Norfolk in October 1941. On April 18, 1942 Hornet launched a B-25 to bomb Japan and intercepted broadcasts both in Japanese and English. On June 6, 1942 Hornet planes attacked the fleeing Japanese fleet to assist in sinking the cruiser Mikuma. She damaged a destroyer and left cruiser Mogami aflame and heavily damaged. Hornet (CV-8) received four battle stars for World War II service.

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Product Details:

Scale: 1/700
Skill Level: 3
Length: 14.2”
Beam: 2”
Parts: 465
- Painting and assembly required

- 14 sprues
- Build waterline or full hull version
- Eight 5”38 guns and three 1.1” guns
- 36” and 24” searchlights
- Includes display stand and nameplate
- One-piece hulls, waterline plate, hangar deck and flight deck
- Onboard life boats and crane

- MK.37 and CXAM radar assemblies
- Onboard aircraft includes B-25B, SBD, TBD and F4F-4
- Aircraft molded in clear plastic
- One decal sheet for 1942 Measure 12
- Illustrated instructions and paint guide


Paint Guide:

Hull Red
Flat Black
Sea Blue
Olive Drab
Ocean Grey
Light Grey
Deck Blue
Haze Grey