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Hobby Master 1:48 Air Power Series HA7601
Supermarine Spitfire PR.Mk XIX Diecast Model
RAF No.541 Sqn, RAF Benson, England, 1944

1:48 Scale   Length   Width
Supermarine Spitfire PR.Mk XIX   8.25"   9.25"

The 541 Squadron was formed in October 1942 at RAF Benson, Oxfordshire, England. The squadron used Spitfire PR XIX to carry out reconnaissance missions over Europe until the end of WWII. By late 1944 the D-Day, June 6th 1944 stripes were worn on the fuselage only. No. 541 Squadron was disbanded on October 1, 1946 but reformed November 1, 1947. Still using the PR XIX they flew photographic reconnaissance and survey missions. The squadron continued to use the PR XIX until December 1950 when they were replaced with Meteors.

Supermarine Spitfire PR.Mk XIX

Designed by R.J.Michell to meet a British Air Ministry specification, the Supermarine Spitfire first flown on March 5th, 1936. With its combination of beautiful fighter design, the excellent performance of its Rolls-Royce Merlin powerplant and firepower provided by twin cannons and four machine guns, the Spitfire became an unrivaled symbol of victory. The Spitfire had 40 major variants and was built in greater numbers than any other British aircraft of the time. It flew operationally on every front between 1939 and 1945 and was engaged in every one of the Royal Air Force's major actions.

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Hobby Master's 1:48 scale late model Spitfire is cleverly designed to provide the collector with a reasonably-priced, top-quality product with just the right number of features. The canopy is removable for an unobstructed view of the instrument panel with pad-printed gauges and seat. The all-metal five-bladed propeller spins freely and the rudder and elevators are movable. The near-solid metal wing features hinged metal landing gear with integrated metal gear doors and radiator ducts with inside core details seen both front and back. Variants include the Mk.XIV with Large flat back blister canopy and the Mk. XIX with standard Malcolm hood canopy.

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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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