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P-51D Mustang Model, “SCAT VI”, Robin Olds - Hobby Master HA7724


P-51D Mustang Model, “SCAT VI”, Robin Olds - Hobby Master HA7724 - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang Model, “SCAT VI”, Robin Olds - Hobby Master HA7724 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA7724
$76.95
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

North American P-51D Mustang – 411746 "SCAT VI", Major Robin Olds, 434th FS, 479th FG, USAAF, February 1945

1:48 Scale.  Length: 8".  Wingspan: 9.25"



Robin Olds completed his first tour of duty in WWII on November 9, 1944. He was credited with 6 aerial victories in 270 hours of combat flying. On January 15, 1945 Olds returned to England and became Operations Manager of the 434th FS and on February 9, 1945 he was promoted to Major. On April 13, 1945 Major Olds was flying P-51 Mustang “Scat VI” No. 411746, along with four other P-51s, making strafing runs on a German test site. Due to the extreme flak Olds was the only pilot to make it out but without his right flap and two large sections of the wing. Instead of bailing out he somehow managed to return to his home base and land the P-51. But, Scat VI was so badly damaged it was beyond repair. After WWII Robin Olds had 24.5 victories of which 13 were aerial. Robin Olds was credited with four more victories during the Vietnam War.

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was a single-seat World War II fighter aircraft. First flown on October 26, 1940, the P-51 was designed and built in just 117 days. It flew most of its missions as a bomber escort in raids over Germany, helping ensure Allied air superiority from 1944. As well as being economical to produce, the P-51 was a fast and durable aircraft.


Hobby Master offers a wide selection of quality, pre-assembled, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted to a high level of accuracy using specifications of the original aircraft. They are constructed with precision-made diecast metal and some plastic components.

This detailed model of a P-51 Mustang features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antenna
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Detachable fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening cover panel and P-51 artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14


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