Mastercraft Collection: B-25 Mitchell Executive Sweet..
Wingspan: 12 inches
Length: 9.4 inches
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The Mitchell B-25’s designed and developed for the US Army, following exact specifications and requirements. It became a famous American bomber during World War II and was considered a symbol of excellence in aircraft design at the time. What made the Mitchell B-25 famous around the world, however, is its role as an aircraft of the “Doolittle Raiders” in 1942. On April of that year, the US Navy carrier USS Hornet released 16 B-25s to bomb Tokyo and land afterward at an airfield in China. The Mitchell B-25 continued to fight throughout World War II, and was part of a number of operations that contributed to the success of the American war effort. Fighting bravely on every front, the aircraft became a problem for the ships of Japan, with some B-25s unleashing the power of 75mm guns during strafing attacks.
This handcrafted model is painted in the same paint scheme as the original and is painstakingly built from Philippine mahogany by our skilled craftsmen. Perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!