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Scale 1 : 48
Format approx W 19 x L 12.9 x H 5.6 cm
Version With landing gear
Category Aircraft Scale Models
Subcategory 1: 48 Hobby Master
Availability only 1 remaining
This product was added to our database on Thursday 23 October 2014.
Your reliable Aircraft Model Source since 1989
1/48 scale pre-finished
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
All markings pad applied for superb results.
Comes with a pilot that can be removed.
Comes with display stand.
In the early 1930s Boeing developed a series of biplanes designated the F4B for the US Navy
and US Marine Corps but was a P-12 for the US Army Air Corps. The aircraft were first
accepted in 1929 and served as the primary fighter. The P-12 was built in 6 successful
variants while the F4B had 4. The P-12 was replaced by the Boeing P-26 in 1934-35 but the
F4B carried on with operational duties until the Grumman F2F/F3F series completely replaced
them in 1938.
Boeing F4B-3 BuNo. A8911 was the last in a contract of 20 aircraft and given c/n 1615. It was
delivered to the U.S. Navy and last served on board the USS Saratoga with VF-1B in 1932
before being transferred to the U.S. Marine Corp becoming the Head Quarters Command
aircraft. This aircraft was frequently used to fly VIPs and in 1934 35 was used as an air show
demonstrator. On February 14, 1939 this aircraft was involved in an accident with no loss of
Specifications for Boeing P-12 / F4B (Model 83/89)
Total Produced All Variants - 586
First Flight - June 25, 1928
Role - Fighter Biplane
Powerplant 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-16 WASP air-cooled 9 cylinder radial engine, 550
hp (410 kW)
Speed 189 mph (164 kts / 304 km/h)
Service Ceiling 26,900 ft (8,199 m)
Range 369 mi (321 nm / 594 km)
Empty 2,355 lb (1,068 kg)
Max Takeoff 3,611 lb (1,638 kg)
Length 20.08 ft (6.12 m)
Height 9.32 ft (2.84 m)
Wingspan 29.99 ft (9.14 m)