Lockheed P-38J Lightning Fighter Aircraft "Marge Captain Richard Bong 5th Fighter Command" (1944) United States Army Air Force 1/72 Diecast Model by JC Wings

JC Wings

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  • Brand new 1/72 scale diecast model of a Lockheed P-38J Lightning Fighter Aircraft "Marge, Captain Richard Bong, 5th Fighter Command" (1944) United States Army Air Force diecast model by JC Wings.
  • Brand new box.
  • Detailed exterior.
  • True-to-scale detail.
  • Includes display stand.
  • Officially licensed product.
  • Manufacturer's original unopened packaging.
  • Dimensions approximately Length- 6.75, Wingspan- 8.5 inches.
  • Diecast metal and plastic construction for durability and a heavy, realistic feel.
  • It is a highly detailed and accurate model, perfect for collectors and enthusiasts of military history.
  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, and surface details for an authentic representation of the real-life airplane.
    The P-38J Lightning, operated by the U.S. Army Air Force and assigned to the 5th Fighter Command in 1944, played a vital role during World War II. Renowned for its distinctive twin-boom design, the P-38J was a versatile and formidable fighter aircraft. In 1944, it participated in numerous aerial campaigns across the Pacific and European theaters, contributing significantly to the air superiority efforts of the Allies.
    During its service in 1944, the P-38J engaged in critical conflicts, including air-to-air combat missions against German and Japanese forces. Its exceptional speed and range, coupled with the ability to carry a heavy payload, made it a valuable asset for escort missions, ground attack operations, and long-range reconnaissance. The Lightning's twin Allison V-1710 engines and unique design provided pilots with superior maneuverability, making it a favorite among aviators.
    With meticulous attention to detail, this 1:72 scale model captures the essence of this iconic World War II fighter. Perfect for collectors and aviation enthusiasts, it allows you to own a piece of history, showcasing the P-38J's sleek design and its pivotal role in the air campaigns of 1944. Add this replica to your collection and relive the heroic feats of the U.S. Army Air Force's Lightning during one of the most critical periods in aviation history.


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