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ICM-48123 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit

ICM ICM-48123 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit
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ICM-48123 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit

ICM 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit. Pic.1
ICM 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit. Pic.1

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ICM 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit. Pic.2

ICM 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit. Pic.3
ICM 1/48 Mustang Mk.III RAF WW2 fighter model kit. Pic.3

The world famous P-51 Mustang was one of the best fighter aircraft of the WWII period. The prototype of this airplane, designed by corporation North American, has made the maiden flight at October 26,1940.
The modification P-51 B was built in May, 1943. She differed by the installation potent and high altitude Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, made under licence by Packard corporation. The airplane Mustang with this engine became one of the fastest fighters in the world. The airplane had huge range, was well armed and armoured. The airplanes put on Lend-Lease by the British Royal Air Force, have received a title Mustang Mk.III. On them the bubble canopy named Malcolm Hood was installed. It has allowed to improve the view from a cabin.
For the first time airplanes Mustang Mk.III have gone into service of 19th Squadron of Royal Air Force in February, 1944. They were widely used up to the end of war as fighters and fighters - bombers, including for intercepting German V1 flying bombs. On Mustangs also were flown the Polish pilots, including such aces, as S.Skalski (21 victories) and E.Horbaczewski (16,5).
All in 1944 944 airplanes Mustang Mk.III were delivered.

Technical and tactical specifications of Mustang Mk.III
Length - 9,83 m
Span - 11,28 m
Start weight - 4.450 kg
Maximum speed - 702 km/h
Ceiling - 12.800 m
Range (with auxiliary tanks) - 3.900 km
Engine - Packard Merlin V-1650-7 rated at 1.695 h.p
Armament - 4x12,7mm Colt-Browning machine guns
The model kit includes 94 parts