The P-61 Black Widow was the first purpose built US Nightfighter. It used the same twin boom configuration as the smaller P-38 Lightning but was much larger with a 3 man crew, radar and a heavy armament. It proved successful as a nightfighter and it was a P-61 that claimed the last enemy aircraft shot down before VJ day.
Hobby Boss are a relatively new company to us in Western Europe. They are from China and are connected with Trumpeter. Hobby Boss are known for producing well engineered kits with a good level of detail. This particular kit looks very well detailed and comes with decals for 2 different USAAF aircraft.