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1/48 P-51B/C Mustang "Kitten" Charles McGee 302nd FS/332nd FG 1944
From Hobby Master
Code: HA8507B

Specifications

Length: 9"
Width: 10.25"

1/48 scale pre-finished
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
Professionally painted.
All markings pad applied for superb results.
Cockpit slides open.
Comes with a pilot that can be removed.
Comes with display stand.
Can be displayed with landing gear up or down.

Details
The only difference between the North American P-51B and C variants was the B was built in Inglewood and the C in Dallas. The B variant first flew on May 5, 1943 and the C variant first flew on August 5, 1943. The B variant saw 1,988 built while the C variant saw 1,750 built. On December 1, 1943 the P-51B Mustang flew its first combat mission and in March 1944 provided bomber escort to Berlin. The high shape of the P-51B/C dorsal spine gave it the name “Razorback”.
North American P-51C 42-103968 c/n 26522 was one of the 1,000 P-51Cs manufactured in 1942. This aircraft was flown by Tuskegee airman Lt. Charles McGee of the 302nd FS/332nd FG who named the aircraft using his wife’s nickname “Kitten”. Lt. McGee flew this particular aircraft for 136 of his 408 combat flights flown during 3 wars. After WWII McGee flew another P-51 “Kitten” in Korea followed by the Vietnam War as the C/O of the 16th TRS and flew RF-4s. Charles McGee dedicated 31 years in service to his country.

Assemble Guide: No assembly required.

Our Price: MYR328.00

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