NEW FROM trumpeter 1/350 U.S. Navy AV-3 Seaplane Carrier 05632

product description:

      The first US Navy aircraft carrier, the Langley, was converted from the Jupiter coal carrier. The conversion project began in June 1919 and was completed in March 1922 and appeared in active service in the US Navy. It was the first real aircraft carrier in the history of the US military. As an aircraft carrier, the Langley conducted various tactical training and exercises during its service, providing the US Navy with experience in using aircraft carriers and many naval pilots.

      In 1936, the Langley was converted into a seaplane carrier, designated AV-3. During the Pacific War,February 27, 1942, The Langley was sunk by a Japanese land attack aircraft while carrying out a fighter jet mission to Java Island.

Product number    05632
product name    U.S. Navy AV-3 Seaplane Carrier
Bar code    9580208056326
Product ratio    1:350
product type    Plastic Model Warship Kit
Total number of offsets    17 sprues, hull and decks
Resin parts    n/a
Film    n/a
Etched parts    4 pcs
Metal parts    anchor chain 
Total number of parts    540+
Model size    Length: 475.3mm Beam: 72.6mm 
Announced date    2021-01
More description
-Detailed     Hull is a one piece part -Detailed flight deck and hangar deck
-Extensive photo-etched details included
-six P2Y included
-Complete ship and aircraft decal sets