The P-40 earned undying fame as the "Flying Tiger" of World War II when flown by General Claire Chennault's Volunteer Group fighting the Japanese in China and Burma. It also saw much service in the Middle East where it was used by Britain's R.A.F. and nicknamed the Tomahawk and Kittyhawk. When World War II broke out, the P-40 was the only fighter available in quantity to the U.S.A.A.F., it being the first American single seat plane to be manufactured in the U.S. on a mass production basis. By the end of the war, over 14,000 planes had been delivered to fighting theatres.
Balsa WWII Models
Our most popular kit series (16.5" wing span). These easy building balsa airplane kits contain LASER CUT balsa parts, plastic cowls and canopies, decals, plastic prop, wheels, tissue and a 24-page model building booklet. For ages 10 and up. Approx 1:30 scale.
Quality scale balsa model airplane kits. These model construction kits have scale realism for the super detail fan and light weight for those who build and fly. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an airplane widely known for deeds in wartime or present day popularity.
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