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P-51D Mustang IAF
Category:1/32 scale (1/33)
Designer:Emil Zarkov
Emil Zarkov
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In the summer of 1948, Israel was desperately looking for new fighters to equip the Israeli Defence Force/Air Force. Israeli agents in the USA managed to purchase four P-51 Mustangs in the USA. These were shipped to Israel in crates, despite the arms embargo. The crates they were transported in were marked as agricultural equipment, the first two arriving in Israel in September 1948. The first pair of Mustangs to arrive in Israel were quickly assembled and rushed into service in Israel’s first fighter squadron. They were first stationed at Herzelia and later at Castina. The aircraft was by far the best in IDF/AF service. Its superior range enabled it to conduct reconnaissance missions all over the Middle East. In addition, it was faster than any airplane on the Arab side, and was not threatened by interception. The first encounter betw...
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Price:€9.95 €7.95
Subcategories:Israeli
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P-51D Mustang IAF
 
P-51D Mustang IAF
P-51D Mustang IAF
P-51D Mustang IAF
 
P-51D Mustang IAF
P-51D Mustang IAF
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