SW72135 1/72 Grumman TBM-3W Guppy
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The TBM-3W was a Grumman TBM Avenger converted into an airborne early warning aircraft with a huge radar carried in the belly. This was the first aircraft of its kind to operate from aircraft carriers in the 1950's. It was supplied to the USA's allies as well as the US Navy.
This is Sword’s model of the TBM-3W. Sword is a new manufacturer based in the Czech Republic. The kit is injection moulded in plastic and the level of detail is excellent with engraved panel lines. There are decals for 5 aircraft from France, Netherlands, Canada, Japan and the US Navy.