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P-61B Black Widow Model, "Cooper’s Snooper" - Air Force 1 0090D


P-61B Black Widow Model, "Cooper’s Snooper" - Air Force 1 0090D - click to enlarge
P-61B Black Widow Model, "Cooper’s Snooper" - Air Force 1 0090D - click to enlarge


Item No. AF1-0090D
$89.95
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Air Force 1 Model Company Diecast Model

Northrop P-61B-2 Black Widow - #42-39454, “Cooper’s Snooper,” 1st Lt. George C. Cooper, 548th NFS, USAAF, Iwo Jima, Spring 1945

1:72 Scale.  Length: 8.25".  Wingspan: 11"



During World War II, the 548th Night Fighter Squadron was responsible for interceptor coverage during B-29 bombing campaigns over Japan. The 548th was also the squadron credited with the final aerial victory of the war, taking down a Nakajima Ki-44 on August 14, 1945.

The Northrop P-61 Black Widow was a twin-engine night fighter aircraft operated by the USAAF in World War II. The P-61 had a crew of three (pilot, gunner and radar operator) and was armed with four 20 mm (.79 in) Hispano M2 Cannons mounted in the lower fuselage and four 12.7 mm (.50 in) M2 Browning machine guns mounted in a remotely operated dorsal turret. First flown on May 26, 1942, the P-61 entered service in 1944. It was the first operational U.S. military aircraft designed specifically for night interception. The last P-61 in squadron service left Japan in May 1950, while the last P-61 in government use was retired in 1954. A total of 702 P-61s were built by Northrop in several variants.


Air Force 1 Model Company is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, pre-built, die-cast model airplanes. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. They are built using precision-made die-cast metal and plastic components.

This model of a P-61B Black Widow features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Accurately reproduced engines
  • Rotatable propellers
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Metal display stand



  • Category: Air Force 1 Model Company


    This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14


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