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P - 38 LIGHTNING AIRCRAFT MODELS

P - 38 LIGHTNING AIRCRAFT MODELS - click to enlarge
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Fully assembled, Handcrafted Wood Model Aircraft with Removable Desk Stands.

The P-38 Lightning, designed in 1937 as a high-altitude interceptor, was Lockheed's first high performance military aircraft. The first one built, the XP-38, made its public debut on February 11, 1939 by flying from California to New York in seven hours. Equipped with droppable fuel tanks under its wings, the P-38 was used extensively as a long-range escort fighter and saw action in practically every major combat area of the world. A very versatile aircraft, the Lightning was also used for dive bombing, level bombing, ground strafing and photo reconnaissance missions. By the end of production in 1945, 9,923 P-38s had been built.

Source and Links:
P 38 Wikipedia.
Wild Bill's P-38 Page






These beautiful handmade airplane models are authentic replicas made from the finest grade of select kiln dried Philippine mahogany wood. The aircraft models are made entirely by hand: From the handcarving of the fuselage, wings and tail section, to the sanding of the aircraft's contours. Every part is assembled precisely into place. After shaping and sanding, the model passes through several stages of priming and sanding before it is hand painted to duplicate the actual colors, emblems, and insignias of the original historical aircraft. Finally, multiple coats of clear lacquer are applied to protect the artwork and provide an overall glossy finish.