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P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, 3rd FS - Hobby Master HA7740


P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, 3rd FS - Hobby Master HA7740 - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, 3rd FS - Hobby Master HA7740 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA7740
$86.95
Availability: Sold Out


Description

Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

North American P-51D Mustang – #464076, "Jumpin Jacques", Lt. Jacques E. Young, 3rd FS, 3rd FG, USAAF, Philippines, 1945

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



Limited production of approximately 300 models worldwide


P-51D Mustang #464076 was built in the North American Aviation Inglewood plant. The aircraft was assigned to Lt. Jacques E. Young who named the Mustang “Jumpin’ Jacques”. During 1945 Young was with the 5th Air Force, 5th Fighter Command, 3rd Air Commando Group, 3rd Fighter Squadron based in Leyte Philippines. In January 1945 they moved to Mindoro, Philippines and in April 1945 to Luzon, Clark Field, Philippines. The Allies pushed toward Japan’s mainland and Jumpin’ Jacques’ group moved to Okinawa in July 1945.

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 antenna
  • Historically accurate pad printed graphics
  • 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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