Since the Air Force of each country started 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 start 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 were 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 latest 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.
Item No 87262 Item Name US P-61B Black Widow Bar Code 6939319272621 Scale 1:72 Item Type Plastic Model Aircraft Kit Model Dimension Length: 210mm Wingspan: 279mm Total Plastic Parts 90+ Total Sprues 9 sprues Chromeplate Parts n/a Resin Parts n/a Metal Parts n/a Photo Etched Parts 1 piece Film Accessory n/a Released Date 2017-12 More Features The kit consists of over 90 parts , includes 2 clear parts