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Ventura VA3286

VA3286
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Description:
Curtiss P-40M-5 NZ3072 “Wairarapa Wildcat" 1943.

NZ3072 was delivered by ship to Auckland New Zealand and assembled at Hobsonville in March 1943. It suffered minor damage in New Caledonia on the ferry flight north to the Pacific war zone and was repaired by the local U.S.Army Air Service Command unit.
Before handing the aircraft back to the New Zealanders, they painted their unit emblem of a black tomcat on the cowlings. NZ3072 was then allocated to Flying officer Geoff Fisken as his aircraft. It was decided to leave the cat marking on and, as many in the Squadron came from the Wairarapa province of New Zealand, a white ‘Wairarapa Wildcat’ name was added. Six Japanese flags denoting Fisken’s victory in the defence of Malaya were added a
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Manufacturer:
Ventura
Code Number:
VA3286
Scale:
1:32
Item type:
Aircraft decals (military)
Price:
£11.99
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 5+
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
Last Delivered to Stock:
16/06/2020
Wish List:
Department:
New Arrivals



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