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Curtiss P-40B

Scale 1:33
Author: Lukasz Fuczek
File Size: 36.3 Mb
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P-40B flown by Lt. Welch on December 7,1941.
Optional parts provided allowing build of the plane flown by Lt. Taylor.
 

Price $10.00

Model # 043

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Technical data:
  Length 9.66 m    
  Span 11.37 m    
  Engine Allison V-1710-33, 1,040hp
  Max Speed 555 km/h    
  Armament 2 x 0.50cal in the nose, 4 x 0.30 cal in the wings
  Crew 1    
     P-40 was never considered to be the best fighter aircraft but it was rugged, reliable and was available when it was the most needed. P-40 was still being produced even after more modern types like P-47 and P-51 became available in large numbers and this is the best testament to its worth.
    Model depicts aircraft flown by Lt George Welch during Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
 
    Construction report with in-progress photos can be viewed here.
 

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