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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Hawker Hurricane Mk.I – #P3143, Sgt. Bohumil Furst, No. 310 (Czech) Squadron, RAF Duxford, England, September 1940, Battle of Britain
1:48 Scale. Length: 8". Wingspan: 10"
Limited production of approximately 250 models worldwide
Hurricane Mk.I P3143 NN-D was the most successful fighter belonging to the famous No. 310 Czechoslovakia Squadron during the Battle of Britain. This aircraft was used by Sgt. Bohumil Furst to score three of his five victories. Furst fled to France and joined their air force were he scored two aerial victories. When France fell Furst escaped to England and joined the No. 310 Squadron. NN-D served from July 24, 1940 until October 16, 1940 when it was destroyed and the pilot Sergeant J. Calupa was lost.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and Hurricane artwork
The Hawker Hurricane was a British single-engine fighter aircraft and the first monoplane fighter used by the Royal Air Force. First flown on November 6 1935, the Hurricane entered operational service with the RAF in December 1937. Together with the Spitfire, the Hurricane was essential in enabling the RAF to win the Battle of Britain in 1940, accounting for the majority of the RAF's air victories. The Hurricane was also adapted for use as a fighter-bomber, night-fighter / intruder and for ground support. A variant known as the Sea Hurricane had modifications which enabled operations from ships. More than 14,000 Hurricanes were built by the end of 1944 (including at least 800 converted to Sea Hurricane and 1,400 built in Canada). The Hurricane was built by, or exported to, several other countries during the war and used by their air forces.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14