SBD-3 Dauntless VB-6 USS Enterprise, Battle of Midway HA0173 Hobby Master Scale 1:72
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SBD-3 Dauntless VB-6 USS Enterprise, Battle of Midway HA0173 Hobby Master Scale 1:72

SBD-3 Dauntless VB-6 USS Enterprise, Battle of Midway HA0173 Hobby Master Scale 1:72
Highly detailed Hobby Master diecast model airplanes

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SBD-3 Dauntless VB-6 USS Enterprise, Battle of Midway HA0173 Hobby Master Scale 1:72 Highly detailed Hobby Master diecast model airplanes Scale 1:72 Hobby Master 1/72 Air Power Series HA0173 SBD-3 Dauntless "Lt. Richard Best" VB-6, USS Enterprise, 4th June, 1942 "Battle of Midway" Designed as a light bomber and reconnaissance aircraft, various versions of the Dauntless served workhorse of the US Navy in the Pacific. The Dauntless dive-bomber was the only plane to fight in every major Pacific engagement. The SBD-3, sarcastically nicknamed “Speedy Three”, entered service in March 1941 with production ending in July 1944, by which time a total of 5,936 had been built in all versions. Aircraft BuNo. 4687 from the USS Enterprise (The Big E) (CV-6) was flown by the Lt. Richard H. Best, commanding officer of VB-6. On June 4, 1942 while flying Black B-1 from Bombing Six, Best and Murray took part in two sorties that day. The first mission took place in the morning against the IJNS Akagi and Kaga. In the afternoon they helped with the sinking of IJNS Hiryu. During the operation Best inhaled caustic fumes from a faulty oxygen bottle damaging his lungs and forcing him into early retirement from active duty.
Additional Info
  • Stock#
    HA0173
  • Brand
    Hobby Master
  • Scale
    1:72
  • Material
    No
  • Aircraft Type
    Fixed-Winged
  • Era
    World War II
  • Aircraft
    SBD-1 Dauntless
  • Propulsion
    Propeller-Driven
  • Role
    Fighter-Bomber
  • Country
    United States
Warning: Choking Hazard! Contains small parts. Not a toy. Not for children under 3 years.
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