The PT Torpedo Boats of WWII were a new idea
at the time. The boats were built of plywood, so they could be
manufactured quickly,and repaired even faster.
used 3 Packard V12 engines for more than 300+ horsepower. They
were designed to to speed in on ships, fire their torpedoes and
then high tail it out of harms way. All the while taking flak
and gun fire while engaging with the targets.
have been several scale models of the PT boats, the Elco type.
But the one from Italeri is the most accurate. The crew of the
PT 109 had fastened a deck gun to the bow on their own, and it
was not originally part of the boats armament. The Italeri PT
109 accurately protrays this hasty modification.
countries had similar fast attack boats during the war, but the
the American PT series are probably the most famous and well known
to the public.
makes several 1:35 scale attach boats. The German S100 is one
of the largest scale plastic models ever made by a model company.
German Schnellboot S-38
More than 600 highly detailed parts - Instructions sheet
with color profiles - Photo-etched fret - Clear sheet - Decals
for 3 versions: S-105, S-51, S-46.
PT109 (New Tooling)
Torpedo Boat PT-109
Measures 28 inches long when complete. Highly detailed
This model features the correct makeshift gun the crew mounted
on the front bow and makes it one of the most accurate PT109 models
British Royal Navy MTP Vosper Plastic Model Kit
This 1/35 Vosper MTB 77 is a testimony to how Italeri's craftsmen
bring reality to life. It's no wonder they chose the large scale
to recreate, with completely new tooling, the 72 foot 6 inch Vosper.
The kit is crammed with every possible feature that can be designed
into this model
Schnellboot Type S-100
39-inches long. The world's biggest 1/35 scale plastic
model kit. Included is a unique, beautifully printed Photographic
Reference Manual (PRM) containing in-depth photos and diagrams
of the real Schnellboot S-100.
Over 650 parts including more than 90 photo-etched parts.
Soviet Motor Torpedo Boat
IJN Special Type 4 KA-TSU with Torpedo
CB90 FDST Assault Craft Combat Boat
Navy Elco 80' Motor Patrol Torpedo Boat
US Navy PT109 Boat Kit
33 inches long when assembled
Paint Set - MTB and Ships
Case for Ship Models or Dioramas