North American P-51B Mustang Fighter Aircraft "Steve Pisanos, 4th FG, 334th FS" (1944) "Air Power Series" 1/48 Diecast Model by Hobby Master
- Brand new 1/48 scale diecast model of North American P-51B Mustang Fighter Aircraft "Steve Pisanos, 4th FG, 334th FS" (1944) "Air Power Series" die cast model by Hobby Master.
- Brand new box.
- Detailed exterior.
- True-to-scale detail.
- Includes display stand.
- Officially licensed product.
- Includes bomb accessories.
- Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
- Dimensions approximately Length- 8, Wingspan- 9.25 inches.
- Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
- It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
- Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
The P-51B Mustang flown by Captain Steve Pisanos, affectionately known as "The Greek," was a key figure in the aerial battles over Europe during World War II. As part of the 4th Fighter Group's 334th Fighter Squadron, Pisanos' Mustang played a vital role in escorting bombers and engaging enemy fighters. The P-51B Mustang was renowned for its range, speed, and firepower, making it a formidable aircraft in combat. One of the most significant conflicts where Pisanos' P-51B was employed was during the intensive bombing campaigns over Nazi-occupied Europe. These missions, often deep into enemy territory, faced fierce opposition from German Luftwaffe fighters. The Mustang's exceptional performance enabled it to not only protect the bombers but also engage and defeat enemy fighters, contributing significantly to the Allies' air superiority. In May 1944, during a mission over Germany, Pisanos' P-51B Mustang faced a formidable challenge when it was shot down by enemy fire. Pisanos himself had a miraculous escape, evading capture and eventually rejoining Allied forces. His P-51B, however, was lost in the battle, but the impact of the Mustang in the war effort, especially in the hands of skilled pilots like Pisanos, remained undeniable. This 1:48 scale model pays homage to the valor and dedication of Captain Steve Pisanos, and the iconic P-51B Mustang that he flew. Display this meticulously crafted replica as a tribute to the brave aviators who defended the skies over Europe during World War II, and to the legendary aircraft that played a pivotal role in achieving victory.