Scale = 1/48
Length = 23.1 cm
Width = 12.7 cm
Height = 3.5 cm
Naboo Fighter helped defend the planet Naboo from the Trade
This model represents Anakin Skywalker's fighter with R2-D2.
This kit was built with no modifications. Before assembly, all
of the contact parts on the chromed pieces were scraped away
with a sharp knife before thick CA glue was applied.
of the kit came with chromed plastic, so only half the kit
really needed painting. This was a good decision on AMT's part
as it would be difficult or costly to have to replicate the
The painted portion of the model was base coated Gloss Yellow.
The rings near the front of the engines were painted Gloss
Yellow after the chrome on those sections was carefully scraped
As the engine halves are a top/bottom arrangement, it is all
right that the horizontal seam remains on the chrome section of
the engine...the full size set miniature was built in upper and
lower halves and you can still see the seams there too.
was painted Chrome Silver for the head module. The other colored
areas were scraped down to the bare plastic and hand painted
Gloss Blue, Gloss Black, and Gloss Red.
Anakin was painted Camouflage Gray overall. His skin color was a
custom mix of Flat White and Flat Yellow, the goggles are Flat
Black and the helmet is Flat Military Brown.
decals that came with the kit were applied before the
The laser turrets on the nose, the underside torpedo launcher
and the engine thrust areas were misted Flat Black with an