Item# 61120

Lockheed P-38 F/G Lightning

MSRP: $80.00

This WWII fighter was a daring design with twin booms and a piston engine in each, plus a central nacelle which housed the cockpit and armament (machine guns and ... Learn more

Lockheed P-38 F/G Lightning

  1. Description

    This WWII fighter was a daring design with twin booms and a piston engine in each, plus a central nacelle which housed the cockpit and armament (machine guns and cannon in the nose). Introduced in June 1941, the aircraft went on to be used extensively in the Pacific through WWII. The F variant was manufactured from April 1942 onward, and featured pylons for 150-gallon drop tanks to make it capable of longer bombing missions. Later P-38Gs had more powerful engines and could carry bigger 300-gallon drop tanks. The P-38 was used for interception, dive bombing, level bombing, ground attack, night fighting, photo reconnaissance, radar and visual pathfinding for bombers and evacuation missions, and extensively as a long-range escort fighter when equipped with drop tanks under its wings.

    • 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit. Fuselage length: 240mm, wingspan: 330mm.
    • P-38F and P-38G variants can be built.
    • The model creates a parked aircraft when assembled and complete.
    • Features accurate depictions of early P-38 features such as slimline engine cowlings, intercoolers in leading edges, plus the curved canopy front.
    • Weights are included in the kit to ensure correct balance of the model when displayed.
    • The canopy can be assembled open or closed. When closed, it is a 1-part slide-molded piece with dedicated F and G variant parts. The hatch is shown open sideways on the P-38F, and vertically on the P-38G.
    • A detailed cockpit features the wheel-type controls, radio, throttle box and more.
    • Comes with parts to recreate two each of 150- and 300-gallon drop tanks.
    • Includes two marking options: “White 147” P-38G which took part in the interception of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto in April 1943 and “White 33” P-38F
    • Mirror stickers are included to recreate cockpit mirror and engine cowling interior surface sections.
    • Comes with canopy masking stickers and a full-color painting guide.

    Parts Description
  2. Specifications

    • Construction Type Assembly Kit
    • Decals Included
    • Requires A Cement, Paint and Finishing Supplies
    • Scale 1/48
  3. Paints Needed

    The colors below are the paints called out in the assembly manual of the model kit. All spray can paints (AS, TS and PS) are available in 100ml.

    1. As-6 Olive Drab (Usaaf)
      As-6 Olive Drab (Usaaf) Item# 86506 100Ml Spray Can
      MSRP: $8.50
    2. As-7 Neutral Gray (Usaaf)
      As-7 Neutral Gray (Usaaf) Item# 86507 100Ml Spray Can
      MSRP: $8.50
    3. As-12 Bare Metal Silver
      As-12 Bare Metal Silver Item# 86512 100Ml Spray Can
      MSRP: $8.50
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    4. Acrylic Mini X-1 Black
      Acrylic Mini X-1 Black Item# 81501 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    5. Acrylic Mini X-2 White
      Acrylic Mini X-2 White Item# 81502 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    6. Acrylic Mini X-10 Gun Metal
      Acrylic Mini X-10 Gun Metal Item# 81510 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    7. Acrylic Mini X-11Chrome Silver
      Acrylic Mini X-11Chrome Silver Item# 81511 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    8. Acrylic Mini X-14 Sky Blue
      Acrylic Mini X-14 Sky Blue Item# 81514 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    9. Acrylic Mini X-18 Semi Gl Blk
      Acrylic Mini X-18 Semi Gl Blk Item# 81518 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    10. Acrylic Mini X-23 Clear Blue
      Acrylic Mini X-23 Clear Blue Item# 81523 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    11. Acrylic Mini X-25 Clear Green
      Acrylic Mini X-25 Clear Green Item# 81525 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    12. Acrylic Mini X-26 Clear Orange
      Acrylic Mini X-26 Clear Orange Item# 81526 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    13. Acrylic Mini X-27 Clear Red
      Acrylic Mini X-27 Clear Red Item# 81527 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    14. Acrylic Mini X-31 Titan Gold
      Acrylic Mini X-31 Titan Gold Item# 81531 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $3.00
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    15. Acrylic Mini Xf-1 Flat Black
      Acrylic Mini Xf-1 Flat Black Item# 81701 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    16. Acrylic Mini Xf-2 Flat White
      Acrylic Mini Xf-2 Flat White Item# 81702 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    17. Acrylic Mini Xf-3 Flat Yellow
      Acrylic Mini Xf-3 Flat Yellow Item# 81703 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    18. Acrylic Mini Xf-4 Yellow Green
      Acrylic Mini Xf-4 Yellow Green Item# 81704 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    19. Acrylic Mini Xf-5 Flat Green
      Acrylic Mini Xf-5 Flat Green Item# 81705 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    20. Acrylic Mini Xf-7 Flat Red
      Acrylic Mini Xf-7 Flat Red Item# 81707 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    21. Acrylic Mini Xf-8 Flat Blue
      Acrylic Mini Xf-8 Flat Blue Item# 81708 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
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    22. Acrylic Mini Xf-10 Flat Brown
      Acrylic Mini Xf-10 Flat Brown Item# 81710 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    23. Acrylic Mini Xf-15 Flat Flesh
      Acrylic Mini Xf-15 Flat Flesh Item# 81715 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    24. Acrylic Mini Xf-16 Flat Alumin
      Acrylic Mini Xf-16 Flat Alumin Item# 81716 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    25. Acrylic Mini Xf-25 Lt Sea Gray
      Acrylic Mini Xf-25 Lt Sea Gray Item# 81725 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    26. Acrylic Mini Xf-49 Khaki
      Acrylic Mini Xf-49 Khaki Item# 81749 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    27. Acrylic Mini Xf-56Metallicgray
      Acrylic Mini Xf-56Metallicgray Item# 81756 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    28. Acrylic Mini Xf-57 Buff
      Acrylic Mini Xf-57 Buff Item# 81757 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    29. Acrylic Mini Xf-60 Dark Yellow
      Acrylic Mini Xf-60 Dark Yellow Item# 81760 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    30. Acrylic Mini Xf-64 Red Brown
      Acrylic Mini Xf-64 Red Brown Item# 81764 10Ml Bottle
      MSRP: $2.50
    31. Acrylic Mini Xf-85 Rubber Blk
      Acrylic Mini Xf-85 Rubber Blk Item# 81785 10Ml Bottle Rubber Black
      MSRP: $2.50
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