Blood Red Skies Battle in the Pacific

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Please note this is a pre-order product and is due to be released Late August 2018. Any other products ordered at the the same time will be held until it is ready to go!

Scale: 1/200th
26 Aircraft
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Description

Description

We've sold out of the main Blood Red Skies game but have no fear - our next shipping container arrives in August to resupply your airforces - Pre-order now to ensure your copy arrives this summer!

The battle in the Pacific contains:

  • 1 x Blood Red Skies Box Game
  • 1 x Japanese Ace Pilot Saburō Sakai set
  • 1 x Japanese A6MX 'Zero-Sen' Squadron set
  • 1 x Japanese Blood Red Skies Dice set
  • 1 x US Ace Pilot George Preddy set
  • 1 x US P-51 Mustang Squadron set
  • 1 x US Blood Red Skies Dice set

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Beneath is a breakdown of what comes in the ace and squadron box sets.

Blood Red Skies Box Game

Packed with everything you need to play this fast-paced air combat game, the Blood Red Skies starter set does what it says on the tin. Plus once started you'll have the extra rules to introduce the play cards that really bring your fighter aircraft to life, allowing you to fly them just as they would have been by the Ace's of WW2!

The Blood Red Skies Box Game contains:

  • 12 colored plastic fighter aircraft (6 Spitfire's and 6 Messerschmitt's)
  • 12 clear plastic Blood Red Skies Advantage flying bases
  • 10 combat dice
  • 12 Pilot Skill level discs
  • 3 Gaming booklets: Rules, Expanded rules, Scenarios
  • 45 game cards
  • 38 game markers
  • A set of tools: movement template, range finder, and navigation caliper
  • 6 card counter Clouds / Air defense balloon clusters
  • 3 card counter Blenheim IV / Dornier Do17 Z2 bombers
  • 2 Quick Reference sheets

The Japanese Force

Japanese A6MX 'Zero-Sen' Squadron set

The Mitsubishi A6M Zero was a fast, modern fighter, but had no armour for the pilot. When the Zero was in the hands of aggressive and well-trained pilots this weakness was rarely apparent. The A6-M5 model Zero featured improved engine, armament and protection, although the latter remained inadequate compared to other combat aircraft.

The Japanese A6MX 'Zero-Sen' Squadron set contains:

  • 6 Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero Fighters
  • 6 Advantage flying bases
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 6 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 6 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Aircraft Markings Sticker Sheet
  • 3 Action cards

Japanese Ace Pilot Saburō Sakai set

Saburō Sakai was the Imperial Japanese Navy's fourth highest ranking Ace. When was began he shot down the first B-17 to be lost in the Pacific theatre. During a mission over Guadalcanal Sakai was badly injured but still limped his damage plane home and reported to his superior before collapsing. Despite the loss of an eye, Sakai went on to score at least 69 kills.

The Japanese Ace Pilot Saburō Sakai set contains:

  • 1 Mitsubishi A6M5 Zero Fighter
  • 1 Advantage flying base
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 2 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 2 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Adolf Galland Ace card
  • 2 Ace Skill cards

The US Force

US P-51 Mustang Squadron set

The introduction of the Merlin engine transformed the initially mediocre P-51 Mustang into a world-class fighting machine with the iconic P-51D, all but supplanting other types of fighters used by the United States Eighth Air Force in Britain. By May 1945, Mustangs had flown 213,873 stories and claimed 4,950 enemy aircraft destroyed.

The US P-51 Mustang Squadron set contains:

  • 6 P-51D Mustang Fighters
  • 6 Advantage flying bases
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 6 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 6 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Aircraft Markings Sticker Sheet
  • 3 Action cards

US Ace Pilot George Preddy set

George Preddy was the top scoring Mustang pilot and was ranked sixth overall among USAAF Aces with a total of 27 aerial victories. Despite suffering from a hangover, on August 6th 1944, Preddy shot down six enemy fighters in the course of one mission, earning him the Distinguished Service Cross.

The US Ace Pilot George Preddy set contains:

  • 1 P-51D Mustang Fighter
  • 1 Advantage flying base
  • 1 Aircraft card
  • 2 Aircraft Trait Cards
  • 2 Double-sided Pilot Skill Discs
  • 1 Adolf Galland Ace card
  • 2 Ace Skill cards

Models supplied unassembled and unpainted

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