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PV-1 (PV-2) Ventura / Harpoon

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Scalecraft Price:: $149.00
Item Number: 1164
The Lockheed 37, originally built for the RAF and named Ventura, was then built for the US Army Air Force and the US Navy, being called the PV-1 Ventura for the Navy. The PV-1 was the first version for the US Navy, generally as Ventura MK II, but with reduced defensive armament , modified bomb bay to carry bombs, depth charges or one torpedo, and with search radar; late production had provision for HVAR rockets on underwing launchers, and a few were modified for the US Marine Corps use as night-fighters, equipped with British air interception radar. The PV-1 Ventura had a maximum speed of 322 mph at 13,800 ft, service ceiling of 26,300 ft, and a normal range of 1,360 miles.

Mahogany Wood. Scale: 1/48. Wingspan 16 1/2 inches, Length 12 3/4 inches.