- Realistic Collectible Model
- Diecast & Plastic parts
- Highly detailed
- Stand included
- Measures 5.25” L x 5.75” Wingspan
- Display model, recommended for hobbyists and collectors 14 years and above.
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang is an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II and the Korean War, among other conflicts. The Mustang was designed in 1940 by North American Aviation. First flight of the Mustang was on October 26th 1940 and introduced into service in January 1942. The official last year of service was 1984 with the Dominican Air Force. Over 15,000 Mustangs were produced.
This model represents the Mustang “Sweet Arlene” flown by 2nd Lt Arthur R Bowers of the 334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group, United States Army Air Force, 1945. 2nd Lt Bower’s Mustang is named after his wife.
The 334th was constituted on 22 August 1942 as an incorporation of the No. 71 Squadron RAF, an Eagle Squadron of American volunteers in Great Britain's Royal Air Force. After the United States entered the war, the squadron was transferred to the U.S. Army Air Forces. It was officially constituted by War Department letter on 12 August 1942, and was activated at Bushey Hall, England on 12 September 1942.
This Oxford Diecast model is highly detailed collectors model. The model features authentic paint scheme, realistic panel lines. Display stand showing aircraft “in flight”.
Great care should be taken when handling this model. This is a great addition to your diecast aircraft collection.