P-51d Mustang 1/32 - US ARMY AIRCRAFT (USA)
Our premium high quality air & space museum replicas and naval models are handcrafted from mahogany and comes with a wooden base. Dimensions are 12 1/4(L) X 15"(Wingspan).
The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was an American long-range single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II the Korean War and several other conflicts. During World War II Mustang pilots claimed 4950 enemy aircraft shot down second only to the Grumman F6F Hellcat among Allied aircraft.
It was conceived designed and built by North American Aviation (NAA) under the direction of lead engineer Edgar Schmued in response to a specification issued directly to NAA by the British Purchasing Commission; the prototype NA-73X airframe was rolled out on 9 September 1940 albeit without an engine 102 days after the contract was signed and it was first flown on 26 October. The Mustang was originally designed to use a low-altitude rated Allison V-1710 engine and was first flown operationally by the Royal Air Force (RAF) as a tactical-reconnaissance aircraft and fighter-bomber. The definitive version the P-51D was powered by the Packard V-1650-7 a licence-built version of the Rolls-Royce Merlin 60 series two-stage two-speed supercharged engine and armed with six .50 caliber (12.7 mm) M2 Browning machine guns."
Adult Collectible Model: Not Intended for Children Under 16