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North American P-51D Mustang Fighter Aircraft “Captain Clarence E. Anderson 363rd FS 357th FG Old Crow” (1944) United States Air Force 1/72 by JC Wings

JC Wings

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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of North American P-51D Mustang Fighter Aircraft “Captain Clarence E. Anderson, 363rd FS, 357th FG, Old Crow” (1944) United States Air Force die cast model by JC Wings.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Manufacturer’s original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 5.25, Wingspan- 6.25 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
  • HISTORY ASPECTS:The P-51D Mustang, a beloved icon of World War II aviation, had a stellar performance record during the conflict, and the 363rd Fighter Squadron (FS) of the 357th Fighter Group (FG) played a vital role in its success. In 1944, this aircraft saw extensive action in some of the most critical aerial battles of the war.One of its notable roles was as a long-range bomber escort. The P-51D, equipped with drop tanks, could accompany Allied bombers, like the B-17 Flying Fortress and B-24 Liberator, all the way to their targets deep within Nazi-occupied Europe. This extended range allowed for more effective protection and led to a significant reduction in bomber losses.Additionally, the P-51D Mustang was involved in crucial dogfights, taking on German Luftwaffe fighters in the skies over Europe. With its speed, agility, and impressive firepower, it often emerged victorious, contributing significantly to the Allies’ air supremacy.This meticulously crafted 1:72 scale model captures the essence of this wartime hero. Its precise detailing and authentic markings make it a valuable addition to any aviation enthusiast’s collection. Relive the heroic days of World War II aerial combat with this iconic aircraft model.