Cybermodeler Online

Celebrating 24 years of hobby news and reviews




The appearance of U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense, or NASA imagery or art does not constitute an endorsement nor is Cybermodeler Online affiliated with these organizations.


  • Facebook
  • Parler
  • Twitter
  • RSS
  • YouTube

USS Hornet Airwing Detail Set

White Ensign Models 1/350 USS Hornet Airwing Detail Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2004 Manufacturer White Ensign Models
Subject USS Hornet Airwing Detail Set Scale 1/350
Kit Number PE3526 Primary Media Photo-Etch
Pros Adds significant detail and fidelity to the flight deck of your Trumpeter 1/350 USS Hornet Cons
Skill Level Advanced MSRP (USD) Approx $36.70

First Look

White Ensign Models continues to turn out some very interesting detail sets in their 1/350 scale range. This particular release is more like a "super set" in that it has just about everything you'll need on the flight deck of Trumpeter's 1/350 WW2 USS Hornet.

USS Hornet Airwing Detail SetHornet

This set includes:

  1. 14 bomb trollies
  2. Forward flight deck wind break braces
  3. Four forklifts w/drivers(!!!)
  4. Arrestor wire guides
  5. 11 torpedo/bomb trailers
  6. Elevator edge retractable rails
  7. Two B-25B interior detail sets
  8. Two B-25B exterior detail sets
  9. Forward flight deck wind breaks
  10. Forward deck end retractable railings
  11. Six aircraft tow tractors w/drivers and assistants
  12. Seven tow bars
  13. Two TBD Devastator exterior detail sets
  14. Two TBD Devastator interior detail sets
  15. Two F4F Wildcat interior detail sets
  16. Aft flight deck retractable railings
  17. Two F4F Wildcat exterior detail sets
  18. Two SBD Dauntless interior detail sets
  19. Two SBD Dauntless exterior detail sets

This set provides a nice range of details to dress up some of the airwing and add much of the other details onto the deck of your USS Hornet. When coupled with the other fitting sets for the ship from White Ensign Models, you'll definitely have a work of art for your mantle!

Just when you thought you couldn't find any greater detail in 1/350 scale, White Ensign Models has come alongside with their latest creations.

My sincere thanks to White Ensign Models for this review sample!