Corgi Aviation Archive Series Diecast Model
F-51D (P-51) Mustang - 45-11736, Lt. James Glessner, 12th FBS, 18th BG, USAF, Korea, 1950
1:72 Scale. Length: 5.25". Wingspan: 6.25"
During the early days of the Korean War, the UN forces were pushed into an area too small to accommodate the kind of airfield needed by jet aircraft. But the propeller-driven F-51 Mustang was able to take off and drop its ordnance on an enemy only a few miles away. The 12th FBS applied shark mouths to their aircraft, including this F-51 piloted by Lt. James Glessner when he scored his Yak-9 victory on November 2, 1950Realistic panel lines
Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings
Optional extended landing gear
Numbered collector card
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 Mustang was a fast and durable aircraft
The Corgi Aviation Archive features a wide selection of high quality, ready-made, diecast model airplanes. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. Corgi models are built with diecast metal and some plastic components.
This model of a F-51 (P-51) Mustang by Corgi features:
Category: Corgi 1:72 U.S. Military Aircraft Models
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