Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
North American P-51D Mustang - “Old Crow”, Major Clarence “Bud” Anderson, 363rd FS, 357th FG, USAAF, Winter 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 8". Wingspan: 9.25"
Clarence “Bud” Anderson flew 116 sorties during WWII while assigned to the 363rd FS, 357th FG. During the 116 missions, Anderson’s aircraft was never hit by enemy fire and he never had to turn back for any reason. Anderson completed two tours in Europe and returned to the USA in February 1945. When he retired from the USAF as a Colonel in 1972 he had been decorated 25 times, took part in WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, was a test pilot and various other jobs.
This model from the Hobby Master Air Power Series features:
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 on. 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.
Realistic panel lines
Detailed cockpit with pilot figure
Historically accurate printed markings (no decals)
Removable fuel tanks
Optional extended landing gear
Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft