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Hobby Master HA7723B 1:48 P-51D Boomerang Jr

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Hobby Master 1:48 P-51D HA77231B "BOOMERANG JR" flown by Col. Arthur 'Art" Jeffrey 434th FS, 479th FG, Dec 1944

Highly detailed diecast pre-finished collector model airplane. Each model comes with display stand, gears, and is assembled and ready to display. 

Later in WWII the Allied bombers were flying deep into Germany but suffered tremendous losses because of the lack of range the fighter escorts had. German fighters would wait beyond the range of the Allied fighters and then attack the vulnerable bombers. Once the P-51 called Mustang by the British had the Allison engine replaced with a British Merlin it possessed the high performance that had been lacking. With drop tanks the P-51 had the range to escort bombers all the way to Berlin and back.

The 479th FG was formed in October 1943 and flew Lockheed P-38 Lightnings. In 1944 the
group was sent to England and consisted of the 434th (L2), 435th (J2) and 436th (9B) Fighter Squadrons. By October 1st 1944 the group had converted to the P-51 and on October 7th Arthur Jeffrey of the 434th FS became an Ace. On December 5th and 23rd 1944 Arthur Jeffrey scored 3 victories each day. He was the first pilot to shoot down an ME-163 rocket powered aircraft. He flew 82 combat missions and accumulated 14 victories. Jeffrey had named his P-38 “Boomerang” and because the P-51 was smaller than the Lightning he added “Jr” to the name. Jeffrey carried the name “Boomerang Jr” over to his next aircraft a P-51K.

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