Commissioned in September 1937, the USS Yorktown (CV-5) took part in some of America's earliest offensives of the Second World War in early 1942. She infamously met her demise at the hands of a Japanese submarine during that summer's Battle of Midway — in commemoration, the U.S. Navy named their CV-10 Essex-Class carrier in honor of the fallen warship.
An incredible pre-order opportunity, this 1/200 scale plastic kit — measuring more than five-feet long and featuring more than a thousand detailed parts — comes with a seemingly endless host of quality elements including a one-piece hull, a realistic deck, a metal anchor chain, a detailed gun, numerous photo-etched parts, and a number of aircraft models (F4F-4, SBD-3, and TBD-1). Assembly required. Skill level 5.
PRE-ORDER STATUS: SHIPPING EARLY 2nd QUARTER 2019