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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series HA8611
Hawker Hurricane Mk I Diecast Model
RAF No.310 (Czech) Sqn, P3143, Bohumil Furst, RAF Duxford, England, Battle of Britain, September 1940

1:48 Scale   Length   Width
Hawker Hurricane Mk I   8"   10"

Hurricane Mk.I P3143 NN-D was the most successful fighter belonging to the famous No. 310 Czechoslovakia Squadron during the Battle of Britain. This aircraft was used by Sergeant Bohumil Furst to score three of his five victories. Furst fled to France and joined their air force were he scored two victories. When France fell Furst escaped to England and joined the 310 Squadron. NN-D served from July 24, 1940 until October 16, 1940 when it was destroyed and the pilot Sergeant J. Calupa was lost.

Hawker Hurricane Mk I

Based on the Fury biplane and designed by Sydney Camm as a monoplane fighter, the Hurricane was first flown on November 6th, 1935. With its wide-set landing gear, easy handling, reliability, and stable gun platform, the Hurricane was suitable for a variety of different roles such as intruder, ground strafing and night fighter. Steel-tube construction meant cannon shells could pass right through the wood and fabric covering without exploding. The Hurricane underwent many modifications during its lifetime, including an upgraded Merlin engine and interchangeable multi-purpose wings, staging twelve 7.7mm guns and two 40mm anti-tank guns and carrying two 500lb bombs.

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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series

The Hobby Master "1:48 Air Power Series" range presents detailed, ready-made diecast models of military aircraft.

Hobby Master "1:48 Air Power Series" diecast airplanes feature:

  • Diecast metal construction with some plastic components.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Opening canopies, revealing detailed cockpit interiors.
  • Interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear.
  • Presentation stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards.
  • Accurately detailed underside with concealed screwheads.

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