From Atlantis comes the U.S.S. Ticonderoga CV-14 Aircraft Carrier 1:500 Scale Plastic Model Kit! This historical ship kit derives from the Renwal tooling and comes molded in light gray with 140 parts, display stand, and updated instructions. Includeds planes, Regulus missiles, helicopter, tractor for the deck, movable elevators, updated enhanced decal sheet by Starfighter. Decal placement instructions in color printed on the back of the box. Flag sheet also included. Measures 21-inches long. Skill level 2.
The USS Ticonderoga was named in honor of the capture of Fort Ticonderoga in the American Revolutionary War. This Essex Class ship was the 4th to bear the name. She received five battle stars during WW II. In the early 1950s she was modernized with an angled-deck. In the Vietnam War she earned three Navy Unit Commendations, one Meritorious Unit Commendation, and 12 battle stars. In 1972, the ship recovered 3 astronauts from the Apollo 17 space mission. This kit includes Regulus I missiles and launchers, moving elevators, full hull, flag sheet, updated full color decals and an airwing with F9F-8 Cougars (wings folded and unfolded), A3D Skywarriors, and Helicopters.