Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Die-cast Model
North American P-51B Mustang – 36798, Steve Pisanos, 334th FS, 4th FG, USAAF, May 1944
1:48 Scale. Length: 8". Wingspan: 9.25"
Limited production of approximately 350 models worldwide
Spiros Pisano joined the RAF in October 1941 and transferred to the 268 FS and later moved to the 71st Eagle Squadron, which was comprised of 244 American volunteers. In 1942 the USAAF 4th FG became home for the American volunteers. On May 21, 1943 during his first mission with the 334 FS Pisano scored his first victory. On March 5, 1944, with 10 aerial victories, his P-51B Mustang’s engine failed and he crash landed. For six months he evaded capture and eventually returned to the U.S. where he retired as a Colonel in 1973.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antennas
Historically accurate printed markings
Detachable under wing fuel tanks (drop tanks)
Optional extended landing gear
Box with P-51 Mustang artwork
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.
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Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years