Curtiss P40


Hasegawa 1/48 P40-N A29-441, 78 Squadron, Noemfoor


by Anthony 'Devo' Devlin

 

Serial No
A29-441, H-UH, "Sportsman Special"
A/C type
Curtiss P40-N
Based at
78 Squadron, Noemfoor Island (circa Mid 1944)
Scheme
Olive Drab over Aircraft Grey
History/Significance 3/6/44 it participated in RAAF's last major air combat of WW2 in the Pacific when F/Sgt Cliff Lucas Irvine Smith (423328) claimed a fighter destroyed during that combat
Kit
1/48 Hasegawa, Ultracast resin seat and wheels. Red Roo Models decals
Reference
ADF Serials, Red Roo Decals, Internet, AWM archives

 



 

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