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Hobby Master - HA7853
HA7853
Hobby Master 1/48 Air Power Series HA7853 Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb BL973/RY- S, F/L Stanislav Fejfar No. 313 Sqn. May 1942. 1/48 Scale Diecast Model, Size: 9.25" Wingspan & 7.5" Long, Optional Up & Down Landing Gear, Armaments & Display Stand Are Included.

The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during, and after World War II. Many variants of the Spitfire were built, using several wing configurations, and it was produced in greater numbers than any other British aircraft.[citation needed] It was also the only British fighter produced continuously throughout the war. The Spitfire continues to be popular among enthusiasts; nearly 60 remain airworthy, and many more are static exhibits in aviation museums throughout the world. Primary Role: Fighter / Interceptor Aircraft.

The first Spitfire Mk V was produced in January 1941 and proved to be as good as the Mk III and less complicated. The Mk V was the most produced variant of the Spitfire and the main version throughout 1941 and was a better aircraft than the Bf-109 but that all changed with the introduction of the Fw-190. The Mk V remained the RAF fighter through the summer of 1942 and saw several variants developed using bigger engines, new wing types and more armament. There were 20,351 Mk V aircraft built in all variants.

Stanislav Fejfar served in the Czech Air Force and in 1939 escaped to France when Germany took over the country. With the French Groupe de Chasse I/6 he scored four victories before going to the RAF when France fell. He was posted to the 310 Squadron where he damaged three aircraft and shot down one. On May 17, 1942 Fejfar was escorting Bostonís on a raid of a radio station in Wissant in France when he was shot down and killed. Fejfar had become Hptm Josef Prillerís seventy second victim.

Scale: 1/48 Size: 9.25" Wingspan & 7.25" Long IN STOCK
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