Special Hobby - 1/72 Curtiss P-40K-1/5 Warhawk A model of the P-40K-1/5 Warhawk US WW2 fighter aircraft which featured a short fuselage and an enlarged tail fin. The kit contains: three sprues with grey styrene parts, one sprue with clear parts, decal sheet and full-colour instructions. The decal sheet offers markings for four machines:
P-40K-1 (42-46040), white 13, pilot 1Lt. Robert J. Crash Overcash, 64FS, 57FG, Africa, May 1943 (5 victories)
P-40K, white 23, senior lieutenant Nikolai Fedorovich Kuznetsov, 436 IAP, 239 IAD, 6. Air Army, North Western Front, the Soviet Union, Winter 1943. (25 victories, 12 shared)
P-40K-5 (42-9768), white 255, Maj. Edward Big Ed M. Nollmeyer, CO 26 FS/51 FG, Kunming, China, December 1943. (5 svictories)
P-40K, white 15, 25. FS, 51. FG, Assam valley, India, 1944.
Detailed and extremely accurate model, apparently the best P40 in 1/72
Very easy assembly
Eyecatching marking and colour scheme options