Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281
      Boeing Model 281

      Boeing Model 281 Aircraft Model

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      A 1/48 scale premium diecast model aircraft of a Boeing Model 281.

      Chinese Air Force, 1703, 17th Sqn, Nanking, WWII.

      This premium model features:

      • Die-cast metal with a minimal use of plastic
      • Professionally painted
      • Includes a detachable pilot
      • Includes a display stand

      This model has a nose-to-tail length of 15cm (6") and a wingspan width of 18cm (7").

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      Boeing Model 281 Premium Diecast Model

      Introducing the 1/48 scale premium diecast model aircraft of the Boeing Model 281. This exceptional aircraft model showcases meticulous craftsmanship, featuring die-cast metal with minimal use of plastic, a professionally painted finish, a detachable pilot, and a sturdy display stand. Elevate your collection with this premium model, which boasts superior detail and historical significance.

      Model Dimensions & Specifications:

      • Scale: 1/48
      • Nose-to-Tail Length: 15 cm (6 inches)
      • Wingspan Width: 18 cm (7 inches)
      • Materials: Diecast Metal
      • Display: Includes a free display stand
      • Assembly: This is a ready to display model; no painting or assembly required

      The Boeing Model 281, also known by its military designation as the P-26 Peashooter, played a pivotal role in the early 1930s as the first all-metal monoplane fighter aircraft used by the United States Army Air Corps. Its introduction marked a significant advancement in aviation technology, bridging the gap between biplanes and modern fighter planes. The P-26 Peashooter served primarily during the interwar period and was notably used in the early stages of World War II.

      Variants of the Boeing Model 281:

      • P-26A: The initial production version, equipped with a Pratt & Whitney R-1340-27 engine and armed with two machine guns.
      • P-26B: An upgraded variant with a fuel-injected R-1340-33 engine, providing improved performance and reliability.
      • P-26C: Featured minor modifications to the fuel system and additional equipment for operational versatility.

      The Boeing Model 281's historical significance is underscored by its role in various conflicts and its use by multiple air forces around the world. This aircraft model was notable for its participation in the defense of the Philippines in 1941 and its deployment by the Chinese Air Force during the Second Sino-Japanese War. Its advanced design and combat effectiveness made it a revered aircraft of its time, contributing to the development of subsequent fighter aircraft.

      For collectors and aviation enthusiasts, this premium diecast model of the Boeing Model 281 is a must-have addition. It not only represents a critical piece of aviation history but also serves as a testament to the innovative spirit of early 20th-century aircraft design. Don't miss the opportunity to own this beautifully crafted plane model that stands as a symbol of engineering excellence and military heritage.


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      Zinc Alloy

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      Griffith R11/10/2019

      Looks good, good quality

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