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Spitfire Mk.IXb Model, RAF, Johnnie Johnson - Hobby Master HA8311

Spitfire Mk.IXb Model, RAF, Johnnie Johnson - Hobby Master HA8311 - click to enlarge
Spitfire Mk.IXb Model, RAF, Johnnie Johnson - Hobby Master HA8311 - click to enlarge

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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IXb "EN398," Wing Commander J.E. "Johnnie" Johnson, RAF, Kenley Wing, 1943

1:48 Scale.  Length: 7.5".  Wingspan: 9.25"

James E. "Johnnie" Johnson was the RAFs top Ace during World War II with 34 aerial victories as well as seven shared victories, three shared probable, ten damaged, three shared damaged and one destroyed on the ground. Johnson's first victory was achieved on June 26, 1941 against a Messerschmitt BF 109 and his last on September 27, 1944, also a Bf 109, over Nijmegen. He also held the record of never being shot down and having only one German shell hit his aircraft during the war. After the war Johnson held various commands in the RAF.

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.

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 Spitfire Mk.IXb features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Display stand
  • Box with Spitfire artwork

  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14

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