This cost-effective set includes Items 61040 (1/48 North American P-51D Mustang™ 8th Air Force) and 89755 (1/48 1/4-ton 4×4 Light Vehicle), plus two (standing and sitting) pilot figures and two 108-gallon drop tanks from Item 61089 (1/48 North American P-51D Mustang 8th AF Aces), with a special package and new instruction manual (painting guide) based upon Items 89755/61089.
The P-51 Mustang had laminarflow wing, ergonomic radiator position and Merlin engine capable of 1,500hp and attained fame as the greatest fighter aircraft of WWII. The P-51D featuring water-drop shape canopy was developed in May, 1944, and showed its strength to protect the B-17s.
The U.S. 4x4 Light Vehicle facilitated great performance by rigid, lightweight structure and reliable engine, and over 600,000 were produced even during WWII.
About Item 61040• This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit.• The famous form of the P-51D featuring its laminar-flow wing is accurately depicted in style.• Features realistic rendering of cockpit interior.• Includes two types of parts to depict exhaust pipe and canopy sections.• Choose between up or down flaps, and open or closed shutter at radiator rear.• Comes with two 75-gallon drop tanks, one pilot figure and four marking options.
About Item 89755• This is a 1/48 scale plastic model assembly kit.• The 4-wheel drive suspension and simple structure are succinctly recreated.• Includes decals to depict an Army vehicle.
• Also comes with two (standing and sitting) pilot figures and two 108-gallon drop tanks from Item 61089.