1/72nd Scale Aircraft
This page was last updated:- 12th October 2016
  Discontinued: 2014
 
CMR-148  Hughes 1B Racer (double kit)
[Single-Seat Racing Aircraft]
 — Decals Included

 
Click for: 'Enlarged View' of finished model   Click for: 'Enlarged View' of finished model

  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
  'Click' here for sample: Colour Scheme Information

  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'
  Cockpit Detail
  Detailed Undercarriage and Gear Bays
  8-page 'In Detail' Supplement  - Including historical background of the Hughes 1B aircraft
  Decal Set

  Assembly Instructions (Preview)
CMR-148  Hughes 1B Racer (double kit)
  Model Review by:
Mark J. Davies

(IPMS New Zealand)
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