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|Subcategory||:||1: 48 Hobby Master|
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This product was added to our database on Friday 25 September 2015.
Category Aircraft Models, Subcategory 1: 48 Hobby Master, Scale 1 : 48, ISBN/Box HA8507B, Publisher/Brand Hobbymaster
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1/48 scale pre-finished
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
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.
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
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.
Specifications for the North American P-51B/C Mustang
The only difference between the B variant and the C variant are the plants where they were
P-51B/C Production – 3,738
B – 1,988 produced at Inglewood plant
C – 1,750 produced at Dallas plant
Length – 32.25 ft
Wingspan – 37.04 ft
Height – 13.67 ft
Power Plant – 1 X Packard (Rolls Royce) V-1650-3-7 producing 1,380 hp in the B variant and
1,490 hp in the C variant
Maximum Speed – 439 mph @ 25,000 ft
Service Ceiling – 41,800 ft
B – 1,180 miles
C – 1,900 miles
Empty – 6,985 lbs
Normal T/O – 9,800 lbs
Maximum Gross – 11,800 lbs
4 x .50 cal machine guns with 1,260 rounds
2 x 1,000 lb bombs or rockets
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