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Hobbyboss – 1:48 U-2R “Dragon Lady” Senior Span (81740) Model Kit

SKU: HBB81740

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Description

U-2R “Dragon Lady” Senior Span Plastic Model Aircraft Kit

Item No: 81740
Bar Code: 6939319217400
Scale: 1:48
Released Date: September 2023

Model Dimensions:

  • Length: 401.5mm
  • Wingspan: 653.1mm

Components:

  • Total Plastic Parts: 130+
  • Total Sprues: 8 sprues
  • Photo Etched Parts: 1 piece

Product Description:
Introducing the U-2R “Dragon Lady” Senior Span, a 1:48 scale plastic model kit that embodies the legacy of espionage and reconnaissance. Developed in complete secrecy by Kelly Johnson and the Lockheed Skunk Works, the U-2A first soared into the skies in August 1955. This model honors the aircraft that provided crucial intelligence during the Cold War, including revealing Soviet missile buildups during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The kit features over 130 meticulously detailed parts, allowing modelers to recreate the iconic U-2R with its impressive length of over 400mm and a wingspan exceeding 650mm. With detailed fuselage and wings, and a piece of photo-etched parts included, this model captures the essence of the “Dragon Lady” in its grandeur. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or a model aircraft hobbyist, this kit offers a unique building experience, celebrating an aircraft that played a pivotal role in shaping modern history.

Paint, glue and finishing supplies required to complete.

Assembly Type

Assembly Kit

Categories

Model Kits, Plastic Model Kits

Colour

Condition

Brand New

Decals

Included

Brand

Material

Barcode

6939319217400

Marque

Product Code

HBB81740

Required To Complete

Glue & Finishing Supplies, Paint

Scale

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Understanding Scale

The scale of a model is its size as a proportion to the real-life item. For instance, a 1:18 scale model means that every 1 unit of measurement on the model equals 18 units on the real item. If you divide the real item's size by 18, you'd get the size of the 1:18 model. Please note that models can vary slightly in size, as not all real-life items, like cars or planes, have the same dimensions.

Model Cars:

  • 1:12 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~25 cm or 10 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~10 cm or 4 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~7 cm or 2.75 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~6 cm or 2.3 inches

Model Trucks:

  • 1:12 scale: ~75 cm or 29.5 inches
  • 1:18 scale: ~50 cm or 19.7 inches
  • 1:24 scale: ~38 cm or 15 inches
  • 1:43 scale: ~21 cm or 8.3 inches
  • 1:64 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:76 scale: ~12 cm or 4.7 inches

Model Bikes:

  • 1:6 scale: ~30 cm or 12 inches
  • 1:10 scale: ~18 cm or 7 inches
  • 1:12 scale: ~15 cm or 6 inches

Model Trains:

  • HO scale (1:87): ~22 cm or 8.7 inches
  • N scale (1:160): ~12 cm or 4.7 inches
  • O scale (1:48): ~38 cm or 15 inches

Model Airplanes:

Fighter Jets:

  • 1:72 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~10 cm or 3.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~7 cm or 2.8 inches

Civilian Aircraft:

  • 1:72 scale: ~40 cm or 15.7 inches
  • 1:100 scale: ~28 cm or 11 inches
  • 1:144 scale: ~20 cm or 7.9 inches
  • 1:200 scale: ~14 cm or 5.5 inches

Model Ships:

  • 1:144 scale: ~150 cm or 59 inches
  • 1:350 scale: ~62 cm or 24.4 inches
  • 1:700 scale: ~31 cm or 12.2 inches

Model Tanks:

  • 1:16 scale: ~97 cm or 38.2 inches
  • 1:35 scale: ~44 cm or 17.3 inches
  • 1:72 scale: ~22 cm or 8.7 inches


    Delivery:

    • Orders placed before 14:00 (Monday-Friday) are dispatched the same day. After 14:00, they're dispatched the next working day.
    • Delays may occur during high order volume. Any significant delays will be communicated via email.
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    • Delivery confirmation and tracking number provided post-dispatch.

    Returns & Refunds:

    • 30-day return policy. Items must be unused, in original packaging.
    • No returns on hazardous or flammable items.
    • Start returns by emailing [email protected]. Do not return to the manufacturer.
    • Returns address: Model Universe, 3 Hagley Court North, The Waterfront, Dudley, West Midlands, DY5 1XF, UK.
    • Refund processing times vary; contact us if delays occur. Sale items may have different refund terms.

    For detailed info on shipping zones, lost/damaged shipments, duties, and our full return policy, click here.

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