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Keychain made of: P-61B Black Widow 42-39445 Metal  P61B Metal

Keychain made of: P-61B Black Widow 42-39445 Metal

Product code P61B Metal

€ 49.55

 

Publisher/Brand PlaneTags

Version Real aircraft skin

Category Airplane Skin Tags

Subcategory Airplane Skin Tags » Planetags

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This product was added to our database on Thursday 2 March 2023.

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Product description

P-61s were specifically designed to locate and destroy enemy aircraft at night and in poor visibility, aided by its onboard radar. They were built with the endurance and long-range needed to patrol the night skies for hours and intercept enemy aircraft. Although design and production delays kept them from being active until the final year of World War II, they served in all theaters and filled a major need in the Pacific theater especially. 42-39445 was assigned to the 550th Night Fighter Squadron on January 6, 1945. With only 10 hours of flight time recorded on the airframe, it crashed four days later into Mount Cyclops on the north coast of New Guinea. It would have remained where it crashed, forgotten to history and the elements, if not for the passion and determination of the Strines and the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum.


In 2022, MotoArt partnered with the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum to preserve the unusable original skins from 42-39445. With P-61 PlaneTags, you can carry a small piece of this Black Widow or share it and its incredible story with someone you love. Add a Northrop P-61B Black Widow to your PlaneTags collection today!



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