In 1938, Irishman Brendan "Paddy" Finucane joined the RAF and two years later, he was flying Spitfires. In April of 1941, he was transferred to the 452 Squadron where he scored seventeen victories. The Supermarine Spitfire was first flown on March 5, 1936. As an unrivaled symbol of victory, it flew operationally on every front between 1939 and 1945 and was engaged in every one of the Royal Air Force's major actions.
This 1/48 scale, Hobby Master, die cast model replicates the Spitfire Mk.Vb as it was piloted by Brendan "Paddy" Finucane in 1941 and features markings from No. 452 Squadron RAAF. It includes an adjustable canopy, pad-printed gauges, a spinning propeller, an engine exhaust stack, realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels, surface details, a detailed cockpit interior, interchangeable extended/retracted landing gear, detachable ordnance loads, an accurately detailed underside, and a display stand. Measures 7½" long with a 9¼" wingspan. Shipping June 2020.