HOBBY MASTER 1/72 CHINESE AIR FORCE CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK 751 (HA5502)
$139.00 (Ex Tax: $126.36)
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Up for sale is a brand new 1/72 CHINESE AIR FORCE CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK 751 (HA5502) by Hobby Master.
The Curtiss P-40 Warhawk first flew in 1938 as a modification of the P-36 Hawk.
Warhawk was the official U.S. designation while the name Tomahawk was used by the
British Commonwealth and Soviet forces for the P-40B and C and Kittyhawk for P-40Ds
and later variants. The P-40 was first used by British squadrons in North Africa and the
Middle East in 1941.
AKA known as Fred Wu-O Chiao he joined the Chinese Air Force in 1936 and was
selected by Claire Chennault to complete flight training. In 1940 he was flight leader of
32nd Squadron, 3rd FG later transferring to the 29th Squadron, 5th FG with the
Chinese-American Composite Wing in July 1943. He destroyed four airborne Oscars
and numerous ground aircraft. On January 20, 1944 he was shot down and spent the
rest of WWII recuperating. In 1966 he retired from the Republic of China Air Force as a
This model air-plane is made from die-cast metal and include extensive detailing. It is similar in quality to Century Wings, Calibre Wings, Corgi, Witty Wings and Aviation72.
Includes display stand.
|Dimensions||20 × 20 × 10 cm|
CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK