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This model is built near to scale based on the actual general dimensions and fully textured. It has a complete cockpit and RIO position with controls, instruments and toggle switches. Radar hood and gun sights are modeled along with seats, landing gear doors, landing gears, oleo struts, tires and wheels and lights. Model has animateable propellers, ailerons, flaps, rudder, elevators, retractable landing gear and folding wings. The engines are built in very good detail and look great behind the animated propeller. This model comes in 12 different paint schemes and in 10 different formats.
The carrier based Tigercat came later in WWII but was one of the fastest Navy carrier based fighters of the war. The Tigercat served the US and Australian navies in late WWII and during Korea. They were replaced in the mid to late 1950s by jet powered night fighters of the next generation. These aircraft also served in the US Marine Corps. The radar equipped version included a read seat RIO or Radar Intercept Officer.