HOBBY MASTER HA8609 1/48 Hawker Hurricane MK I 303 (Polish) Sqn Flt Lt Kent WITH FREE BOOK
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HOBBY MASTER HA8609 1/48 Hawker Hurricane MK I 303 (Polish) Sqn Flt Lt Johnny Kent
This model if purchase from Tiger Hobbies direct will come with a free copy of ONE OF THE FEW.
This is a autobiography by John Kent about is life from a working class back ground in Canada , leading a Polish Wing in WW2, to hosting Queen Elisabeth II as Station Commander.
This was originally wrote in 1971 but as be re-released with extra work by his daughte Alexandra Kent.
There is a new Movie due this year called Hurricane starring Milo Gibson as Johnny Kent, so I am sure this model will be popular.
The No. 303 (Polish) Squadron became operational on August 31, 1940. The first officers were
from the RAF, S/L Kellett as the CO, J. Kent and Forbes as Flight Leaders. F/L Kent was a
Canadian who moved to England in 1935 to join the RAF and John Kent was given the nickname
“Johnny Kentowski” by the Polish staff. On September 7, 1940 No. 303 Squadron received
Hurricane Mk.I V6665. This aircraft was flown by several pilots including Kent and on September
27, 1940 was shot down killing Sgt Tadeusz Andruszkow
1/48 scale pre-finished.
Die-cast metal with a minimum of plastic.
All markings pad applied for superb results.
Canopy slides open.
Comes with a pilot that can be removed.
Comes with display stand.
Landing gear is fully retractable and can be displayed up or down.
Propeller is metal.
Extremely sought after by collectors.