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North American P-51B Mustang "Blackpool Bat" 324842, 363rd FS/357 FG, WWII Diecast Aircraft Model 1.48 Scale Hobbymaster HA8512

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North American P-51B Mustang "Blackpool Bat" 324842, 363rd FS/357 FG, WWII Diecast Aircraft Model 1.48 Scale Hobbymaster HA8512

 

This model is made of fully diecast metal and highly detailed being a

1/48 scale.  In terms of detailing, the model is made with high accuracy and

precise extreme level detailing. Extremely high quality product. A

great collectors  item as well as good for gifting purposes. Highly precise

markings which will make you really amazed. This is a superb model to have in

your collection. Hobbymaster Brand is well known for its high level deep

detailing in  their products. You will be amazed to see the detailing

even inside the cockpit! 

 

 

HISTORY OF THE AIRCRAFT

 

 

 

P-51B Mustang 43-24842 was originally assigned to Lt. George George of the 363rd FS/357th  the same as famous mustang aces  like Chuck Yeager and Col Bud Anderson  FG. The aircraft was named “Blackpool Bat” after the town his then girlfriend, later wife, lived in.  Lt. George was best known for ground support and was the 357th top train buster. On September  15, 1944 “Blackpool Bat” was being flown by 2nd Lt. Graeff and was lost in a mid-air collision. Lt. George was now assigned a P-51D that he named “Blackpool Bat II”. Lt. George received  several awards and went on to fly an F-86 in Korea.

 



*GENERAL HISTORY OF AIRCRAFT *
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”.

 

 

HOBBYMASTER PRODUCT FEATURES



The Hobbymaster 1/48 air power range features are as follows


* Diecast metal body with minimum plastic components.  
* Realistic panel lines ,access panels and surface details
* Opening canopies to view the detailed cockpit
* Pad printed markings that’s won’t fade or peel like decals on a regular plastic kit
* Option to display the model with landing gear up with a stand provided or down on wheels
* Detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
* Historically accurate representation.

 

Product Details:

Aircraft Type: North American P-51B Mustang

Livery: "Blackpool Bat" 324842, 363rd FS/357 FG, WWII

Features: Removable landing gear, precise detailing and markings.

Included Accessories: Plastic Stand, removable landing gears and attachments as well


Additional Information:

Manufacturer: Hobbymaster

Product Number: LIMITED EDITION

Item Number: HA8512

Units Produced: Extremely limited edition

Scale: 1:48


Model Dimensions:

Length (A)
20.47 cm
8.05 in
Wingspan (B)
23.5 cm
9.25 in
Tail Height (C)
8.5 cm
3.34 in

Technical data

BRAND HOBBYMASTER
SCALE 1/48
SERIES North American Aviation
TYPE P-51B Mustang

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