Since the Air Force of each country started to pay their attention on the night bombing, the bombing became more effective than ever. To fight against the night bombing, a series of night fighter were put into use. The American started their night fighter program on 1940. The Army use the P-70 Havoc and Beaufighter to fight with the Japanese until the first 45 P-61 Black Widow was in active service on October,1943. With the born of the more powerful Airborne Intercept radar, the SCR-720C,the P-61s of the Army began their upgrade to install this lastest radar. The new type Black Widow with the SCR-720C were designated as P-61B. The type B length the nose section and reintroduced the dorsal turret on the late production.
Contains 550+ plastic parts, fuselage moulded w/ authentic details, finely detailed engine, finely detailed engine accessory compartment, finely detailed cockpit, wings, newly tooled wings accurately represent real ones, optional position flaps and photo-etched parts for interior details.
Length: 472.2 mm
Wingspan: 628.8 mm