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P-51D Mustang Model, “Bunnie”, 100th FS - Hobby Master HA7717B

P-51D Mustang Model, “Bunnie”, 100th FS - Hobby Master HA7717B - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang Model, “Bunnie”, 100th FS - Hobby Master HA7717B - click to enlarge

Item No. HM-HA7717B
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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

North American P-51 D Mustang - “Bunnie”, Captain Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., 100th FS, 332nd FG (Tuskegee Airmen), Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945

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

Roscoe Brown earned his pilot wings at Tuskegee Army Airfield and fighter training in Michigan and South Carolina before being transferred to Italy in July 1944, where he was assigned to the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group. On March 24 1945, after eight months and sixty missions, Lt. Brown was flying one of 43 P-51 Mustangs escorting bombers to Germany and was credited with downing a German Me-262 jet. In April he was promoted to Captain and also made commander of the 100th FS. By the end of World War II he had been credited with 2 aerial victories, 3 aircraft destroyed on the ground and 13 train locomotives. Capt. Brown was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) and other metals and citations.

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 model of a P-51 Mustang features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit
  • Removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings (no decals)
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Detachable external fuel tanks
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with P-51 Mustang artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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