HOBBY MASTER 1/72 CHINESE AIR FORCE CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK White 663 (HA5501)

$139.00 (Ex Tax: $126.36)

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Description

Up for sale is a brand new 1/72  CHINESE AIR FORCE CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK White 663 (HA5501) 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.
Wang Kuang Fu learned to fly at the Claire Chennault CAF flying school and earned his
wings in 1939. It was June 24, 1944 while flying with the C.A.C.W.’s 3rd Fighter Group’s
7th Fighter Squadron when he scored his first victory and went to scored 5.5 more
victories making Captain Wang an Ace. His P-40N aircraft White 663 was adorned with
Chinese characters that roughly spelled “Great Grandfather Command” referring to a
Chow Dynasty hero. This aircraft was damaged in 1944 and repaired but damaged
beyond repair in January 1945.

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.

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions20 × 20 × 10 cm
Length

13.5cm

Wingspan

16cm

Aircraft Family

CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK

Registration

White 663

Brand

HOBBY MASTER

Model Manufacturer

HOBBY MASTER

Vehicle Manufacturer

CURTISS