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Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk, Angry Bee, BU-O – 80 Squadron, RAAF, November 1944

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Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk, Angry Bee, BU-O – 80 Squadron, RAAF, November 1944

Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk, Angry Bee, BU-O – 80 Squadron, RAAF, November 1944. Die-cast model (1:72 scale) by Hobby Masters (HA5505) of a Curtiss P-40N “Angry Bee” BU-O aircraft.

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Metal model has been professionally painted, with accurate markings.

Aircraft model comes with a removable pilot and display stand. The canopy slides open and the landing gear is fully retractable.

The model is a replica of the Curtiss P-40N Kittyhawk 43-23237. On 29 July 1944, 80 Squadron RAAF recieved the aircraft and assigned an ADF number A29-671 and letters BU-O. “Angry Bee” was the name given to the aircraft by Lt Ken Goldring.

From mid-summer 1944 American and Australian forces were engaged in battles to drive Japanese forces out of Dutch New Guinea. Noemfoor Island was a major goal because of three airfields that could be used to support the Allied advance.

Dimensions:

Wingspan – 11.37 m (model 158 mm)

Length – 10.16 m (model 141 mm)

Height – 3.76 m (model 52 mm)

 

Additional information

Weight 0.45 kg
Dimensions 23 × 23 × 12 cm