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Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 03:30 PM UTC
Sword Models are planning not one but two new 1/72 kits based on the P/F-80 Shooting Star.
Sword is to release the photo reconnaissance version of the Shooting Star, the RF-80A. It comes in the markings of six aircraft that flew in Korea.
-SW72105 - RF-80A over Korea 1/72

The second release is the P-80A/B the designation before pursuit aircraft were redesignated fighters. There are five marking options with this kit.
-SW72106 P-80A/B 1/72

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Neat! I'm assuming the Sword kits are way better than my old Airfix F-80C.
MAY 20, 2017 - 03:35 PM
Is 1/72 going to be it for Sword? I hope they move forward and release at the very least some new 1/48 kit's.
JUN 02, 2017 - 07:18 AM
This is a re-issue. Sword did a line up of P/F-80 A/B/C back in 2010. And has the Airfix F-80 been in release since the turn if the 21st Century?
JUN 02, 2017 - 11:49 AM

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