Special Hobby 72379 1/48 scale P40K-1/5 Warhawk "Short Fuselage".
A model of the P-40K-1/5 Warhawk US WW2 fighter aircraft which featured a short fuselage and an enlarged tail fin. The kit contains: three sprues with grey styrene parts, one sprue with clear parts, decal sheet and full-colour instructions. The decal sheet offers markings for four machines: P-40K-1 (42-46040), white 13, pilot 1Lt. Robert J. "Crash" Overcash, 64FS, 57FG, Africa, May 1943 (5 victories) P-40K, white 23, senior lieutenant Nikolai Fedorovich Kuznetsov, 436 IAP, 239 IAD, 6. Air Army, North-Western Front, the Soviet Union, Winter 1943. (25 victories, 12 shared) P-40K-5 (42-9768), white 255, Maj. Edward "Big Ed" M. Nollmeyer, CO 26 FS/51 FG, Kunming, China, December 1943. (5 victories) P-40K, white 15, 25. FS, 51. FG, Assam valley, India, 1944. Detailed and extremely accurate model, apparently the best P-40 in 1/72, very easy assembly, eye-catching marking and colour scheme options, accurate decals. This kit includes parts for the assembly of one plastic model kit. The set requires both glue and paint in order to be completed. Paints and glue are not included. For modelers aged 14 and older