Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.Vb – RF-D/EP594, Lt. Jan Zumbach, 303 Squadron (Poland), RAF, August/September 1942
1:48 Scale. Length: 7.5". Wingspan: 9.2"
Limited production of approximately 650 models worldwide
After the German invasion of Poland, Jan Zumbach fled to France and flew there until it fell and then moved to England and joined the RAF. Zumbach was assigned to 303 Squadron (Poland) and during the Battle of Britain scored 8 air victories. In December 1941 he spent time at No. 58 OUT but returned to 303 Squadron. While with 303 Squadron Zumbach flew three Spitfire VBs all of which had a Donald Duck character painted on the side of the engine cowling. From May 1942 until November 1943 Zumbach was Squadron Leader.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed graphics
Optional extended landing gear
Box with Spitfire artwork
The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries during World War II and into the 1950s as a front line fighter and in secondary roles. The Spitfire was first flown on March 5, 1936 and entered service with the RAF in August 1938. It served in several roles, including; interceptor, photo-reconnaissance, fighter bomber, carrier-based fighter and trainer. The Spitfire was built in many variants, using several wing configurations. It was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft and was the only British fighter in continuous production throughout the war. When production ended in February 1948, a total of 20,351 Spitfires of all variants had been built.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years