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1:48 C-48C Skytrain Transport Aircraft

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Out of stock TRU02829 TRUMPETER 1:48

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Plastic scale model kit.


1:48 C-48C Skytrain Transport Aircraft

The Douglas C-48 was the designation given to 36 Pratt & Whitney powered DC-3s impressed by the USAAF after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. They were a mix of aircraft already in service (28 aircraft) and aircraft still in production (8 aircraft), and had quite a mix of facilities, including three with only ten seats that were used as staff transports. Another six Pratt & Whitney aircraft were impressed as C-52s, and two as C-68s.

Scale 1:48

Item Type Static Kit

Length: 405mm


Total Parts 379pcs

Metal Parts 2 Diecast main landing gear strut

Photo Etched Parts 1sheet

Film Parts Photo film instrument panel

Total Sprues 13 sprues plus 3 rubber tyres

Paint Schemes

A: Philippine Air Lines

B: Swiss Air Lines


-Left and right fuselage are slides moulded w/ numberless rivets details

-Split cargo door with a ladder made from astoundingly delicate photo-etched parts

-Clear windows to assemble to show the full interior


-Finely detailed 2x R-1830-90C ""Twin Wasp"" 14-cylinder radial engines

-Air Scoops are slide moulded w/ authentic details

-Dust Filters are slide moulded w/ fine detail

-All intake grill made from photo-etched parts


-Optional plastic or Die-cast landing gear struts slide moulded made due to the weight of the plane


-Finely detailed landing gear well

-Finely detailed cockpit

-The sleeping berth seats on passenger cargo come as separate parts

-Safety harness w/photo-etched parts for great detail

-One-piece cargo floor rendered in fine detail


-Optional position flaps

- PE

-The photo-etched fret include comes as in size 55x70mm, contains numerous safety harness

Additional Information

Article No TRU02829
Article No of Manufacturer 02829
Аvailability Out of stock
Colour For colouring
Scale 1:48
Manufacturer TRUMPETER
Series No
EAN 9580208028293
Material Polystyrene (plastic).
Epoch 1939-1945 World War II
Age recommendation Not suitable for children under 14 years.

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Package content:

Plastic scale model kit made of polystyrene, an exact detailed replica of the real model.

Assembly instructions and decals included (water adhesive decals) The model comes unassembled and unpainted and requires glue and paints to be finished. Unless stated on the box the kit does not contain paints, glue, and brushes.

Additional products:

You can find the necessary paints and spraysglues and decal softenersprimers, surfacers and puttiestoolsbrushes in Modeling materials.

For further detailing such you can find various photo-etched parts and resin details.