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1/32 P-51 B Mustang

Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models

SKU: TR 02274
Price: AU$113.95

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    Product Description
    This is a plastic model kit, which comes unassembled and unpainted. So glue, model paints and other basic modelling tools are additionally required.

    The P-51 was designed in 1940 at Britain's request. The prototype was constructed within a 120-day limit. It was the Royal Air Force that bestowed the nickname "Mustang" on the type. In December 1943, P-51Bs first entered combat with the 354th Fighter Group of the 9th Air Force in England. The bulk of the P-51B/C in combat status were assigned to the 8th and 9th Air Forces in England With a lesser number doing combat chores with the 12th and 15th U.S.A.A.F's in Italy and surrounding areas. The P-51B/C was the prime variant from December 1943 until March 1944 at which time the P-51D began to appear in quantity with the 8th A.F. However, the P-51B/C remained predominant until the middle of 1944 and remained in combat till the end of the conflict. Of the 1,357,000 combat hours flown by the P-51's in all theatres of war. . and approximately 400,000 of that quantity by the ever present B's and C's. General characteristics P-51B/C: Power plant: One Packard V-1650-3(license-built Rolls-Royce Merlin) Wingspan: 11.28 m Length: 9.83 m Height: 4.16 m Wing area: 21.83 sq m Weight: empty 4445 kg max.5080 kg Max. speed: 708 km/h Ceiling: 12,740 m Max. range: 2010 km

    Completed size: Length: 308mm Wingspan: 352.5mm
    Paint Schemes: 1) P-51B-5NA(NA.104) (43-6315),Ding Hao! Major Jim Howard, CO of 356th FS/354th FG, January 1943; 2) P-51B-15NA (43-24857), 90, Sweet Clara II, 319th

    • Manufactured by: Trumpeter Models
    • SKU: TR 02274
    • Package Weight: 980g
    • 1 Units in Stock
    • Code: [L-02R-3]

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