Douglas SBD-5A Dauntless – Ace of Spades, VMSB-231, US Marines
Excellent Corgi Predator model of the Douglas SBD-5A Dauntless in the superb markings of ‘White 1’ of VMSB-231 ‘Ace of Spades’, US Marine Corps, based on the Marshall Islands in 1944. Finished in 2 tone blue camouflage, this is an essential model for any collection. Comes complete with exquisite panel detailing, optional undercarriage and canopy positions plus display stand and limited edition certificate, one of 3,110.
1 in stock
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Corgi Predator 1/72 scale PR99417: Douglas SBD-5A Dauntless , Ace of Spades, VMSB-231, US Marines
Length 5.5 inches Wingspan 7 inches
Designed as a light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, various versions of the Dauntless served workhorse of the US Navy in the Pacific. The Dauntless dive-bomber was the only plane to fight in every major Pacific engagement. The SBD-3, sarcastically nicknamed “Speedy Three”, entered service in March 1941 with production ending in July 1944, by which time a total of 5,936 had been built in all versions.