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F4F Wildcat Model, USN Donald Runyon - Hobby Master HA8906


F4F Wildcat Model, USN Donald Runyon - Hobby Master HA8906 - click to enlarge
F4F Wildcat Model, USN Donald Runyon - Hobby Master HA8906 - click to enlarge


Item No. HM-HA8906
$114.95
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Availability: Pre-Order


Description

Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Diecast Model

Grumman F4F-4 Wildcat Ė Warrant Officer Machinist Donald Runyon, VF-6, USS Enterprise, U.S. Navy, 1942

1:48 Scale.  Length: 7.25".  Wingspan: 9.5"



Order in advance for an expected arrival in August 2022. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Limited production of approximately 600 models worldwide


Warrant Officer Machinist Donald Runyon became the USNís highest scoring F4F pilot when he scored eight victories during three sorties in August 1942. On August 7th during the invasion of Guadalcanal Donald Runyon shot down two Val dive bombers and on the 8th a Zero and a Betty bomber. On the 24th during the Battle of the Eastern Solomons he shot down three Vals and a Zero. In 1943 Runyon returned to combat as a commissioned officer flying a Hellcat and scored three more victories with VF-18.

The F4F Wildcat was a carrier-based fighter that began service with the U.S. Navy and Britain's Fleet Air Arm in 1940. The F4F would become the primary carrier fighter for the first year and a half of the U.S. Navy's involvement in WWII in the Pacific. The Navy retired the Wildcat in 1945.


Hobby Master is a manufacturer of high quality, pre-built, diecast models. Each model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft or vehicle. They are made with die-cast metal and some plastic components.

This model of an F4F Wildcat features:

  • Opening canopy
  • Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
  • Realistic panel lines and antenna
  • Historically accurate printed graphics
  • Optional extended landing gear
  • Rotatable propeller
  • Display stand
  • Box with opening cover panel and F4F artwork



  • Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models


    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years


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