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P-51D Mustang, USAAF, “American Beauty” - Hobby Master HA7739


P-51D Mustang, USAAF, “American Beauty” - Hobby Master HA7739 - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang, USAAF, “American Beauty” - Hobby Master HA7739 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA7739
$84.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

North American P-51D Mustang – “American Beauty,” Capt. John Voll, 308th FS, 31st FG, USAAF, San Severo Air Base, Italy, November 1944

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



Limited production of approximately 400 models worldwide


Capt. John Voll was the third highest scoring P-51 Mustang pilot of World War II and the highest scoring USAAF pilot of the 15th Air Force with 21 confirmed victories. Voll scored his first victory on June 23, 1944, one month after joining the 308th FS/31st FG. He scored all of his victories in P-51s that he named “American Beauty”, six while flying P-51Bs. On November 16, 1944 twelve German Luftwaffe fighter aircraft attacked Voll while he was downing a Ju-52. He destroyed two Fw-190s, one Bf-109 and damaged several others.

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 with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antennas
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Detachable under wing fuel tanks (drop tanks)
  • Rotatable propeller
  • 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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