Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
North American P-51C Mustang – “Kitten,” Lt. Charles McGee, 302nd FS, 332nd FG (Tuskegee Airmen), USAAF, 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 8". Wingspan: 9.25"
A metal nameplate on the stand is signed by Col. Charles McGee
P-51C Mustang 42-103968 c/n26522 was one of 1,000 P-51Cs manufactured in 1942. This P-51 was flown during World War II by Lt. Charles McGee while assigned to the 302nd FS/332nd FG (Tuskegee Airmen) who named the P-51 using his wife’s nickname “Kitten”. Lt. McGee flew this particular aircraft for 136 of 408 total combat flights that spanned three wars. During the Korean War, McGee flew a P-51 also named ‘Kitten’ and in Vietnam he flew an RF-4 Phantom II as C/O of the 16th TRS. Charles McGee dedicated 31 years in service to his country.Realistic panel lines
Opening cockpit canopy
Removable pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Stand for 'in-flight' display
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
This item is not suitable for children under the age of 14