P-38 Lightning Model | Pilot Ace Dick Bong's Plane
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Item # MA0440

P-38 Lightning Model | Pilot Ace Dick Bong's Plane

Fantastic Wood Scale Model of Pilot Ace Dick Bong's WWII P-38J Lightning Aircraft. Call 800-Tailwinds with any inquiries.

Regular Retail Price $260.00
TAILWINDS Price $209.00
Availability: Out of Stock
Scale: 40th
Wing Span: 15.58"
Length: 11.25"

This item is currently out of stock!
This P-38J Lightning airplane is a replica scale model of the original aircraft manufactured by Lockheed and flown by ace pilot Richard (Dick) Bong. Major Richard Bong was one of the most decorated USAAC pilots of WWII. This ace pilot downed 40 Japanese aircraft, and was also the recipient of the Metal of Honor. After becoming smitten with his then girlfriend and later wife, Marge, he plastered her photograph on the nose of his aircraft. Regrettably Major Bong perished in 1945 when test flying the P-80 Shooting Star airplane.

The P-38J Lightning model aircraft is an authentic, extraordinary replica of the original aircraft that has been faithfully reproduced with kiln dried Philippine mahogany wood. Each model is meticulously carved, hand sanded and painted following exact blueprint details of the original aircraft. The result is a handsome, wood airplane sculpture to be admired and enjoyed. It also arrives with an attractive wood base for display.

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Most in-stock items that are ordered with ground service are usually shipped within 2-business days of receipt of your order unless otherwise noted in the product description. We ship via FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service. You can expect to receive your order within 3-8 business days. The shipping costs for Alaska, Hawaii, APO and FPO addresses and outside the US may be more depending on what is ordered and how we ship. We will contact you via e-mail if shipping costs are higher. Your exact shipping charges will show up during the order process.

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