Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series Die-cast 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"
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.Opening canopy
Detailed cockpit with a removable pilot figure
Realistic panel lines and antenna
Historically accurate printed graphics
Optional extended landing gear
Box with opening cover panel and F4F artwork
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.
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This model of an F4F Wildcat features:
Category: Hobby Master 1:48 Military Aircraft Models
Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years