P-38G Lightning - Miss Virginia Guadalcanal 1943

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3ds Max 8 mental ray
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3D Model Specifications
Product ID:627658
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Geometry:Unknown
Polygons:24,605
Vertices:25,600
Textures:Yes
Materials:Yes
Rigged:No
Animated:Yes
UV Mapped:Yes
Unwrapped UVs:Yes, non-overlapping
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The P-38 Lightning was a World War II American fighter aircraft built by Lockheed. Developed to a United States Army Air Corps requirement, the P-38 had distinctive twin booms and a single, central nacelle containing the cockpit and armament. The P-38 was used most successfully in the Pacific Theater of Operations and the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations as the mount of America's top aces, Richard Bong (40 victories) and Thomas McGuire (38 victories). The P-38 was the only American fighter aircraft in production throughout American involvement in the war, from Pearl Harbor to Victory over Japan Day.

The Lightning figured in one of the most significant operations in the Pacific theater: the interception, on 18 April 1943, of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto. This aircraft was flown by Lt. Rex Barber during the intercept mission, borrowed form its regular pilot Lt Bob Petit. The official report gives him partial credit for both bombers.

Modelled in 1:1 real world scale, all parts are conveniently named and separated, textures and specular maps are 2048x2048 pixels and it has the following key-frame animations already in place:
Landing gears
Shock absorbers
Landing flaps
Exhaust vents
Canopy

Original format is 3ds max 8, obj generated by Deep Exploration. You might need to re-apply the textures depending on the software used.

Verts: 25600
Faces: 24605
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