The Douglas SBD Dauntless was the US Navy’s main carrier-borne scout plane and dive–bomber, and was a good match in combat against the faster, but lightly armored Japanese fighters. Able to carry a substantial bomb load, the Dauntless proved to be very effective in sinking Japanese ships, and it earned glory during the famous Battle of Midway. The SBD–5 was the definitive model of the series, with an increased ammunition capacity and a more powerful engine than its predecessors had. It was also produced in a land-based variant, the A–24 Banshee.
Douglas SBD–5 Dauntless (Kirkendahl)
Lt. JG Kirkendahl flew in bombing squadron VB-16, aboard the USS Lexington, which fought in the Pacific war until 1944.
Each WW2 Wings of Glory Airplane Pack is a ready–to–play model, painted and assembled, 100% compatible with any other WW2 Wings of Glory game product.
- One 1/200 scale model
- Flight stand with game stats
- 4 altitude stands
- Airplane card
- Maneuver and special cards
Maximum Altitude: 9
Climb Rate: 6
This is not a complete game.
To play, you must own a WW2 Rules and Accessories Pack or WW2 Starter Set.