Home    Contact 

  PLANE CRAZY Registered Corgi dealer

 Terms   Search  
 1/144 Civil   1/144 Military   1/72 WW2   1/72 Jet   Other Corgi   Non Corgi 

Corgi aviation archive model details

 Back to full list->     Ask question about model->   





36601 Corgi   P-38J Lightning - Marge, Dick Bong, 49th FG, USAAF £ 0.00
      Out of stock
  Corgi AA36601 P-38J-15 Lightning in the superb markings of "Marge", as flown by ace pilot Major Richard "Dick" Bong of the 49th fighter Group, 5th Fighter Command based on New Guinea in 1942. Excellent model with limited edition certificate. Now harder to find.

In May 1941 Richard Bong enlisted in the US Army Air Corps.Lieutenant Bong received his wings and commission in January 1942 and in October was flying combat missions in the Southwest Pacific.By April of 1944 Captain Bong had shot down 27 aircraft surpassing Eddie Rickenbacker's American record of 26 credited victories. The fully restored aircraft is on show at the Wisconsin Heritage Centre.

Mint and boxed 1/72 scale limited edition of 3,990. Displays superbly, has to be seen to be appreciated. Now very hard to find.
Picture of model:-

Corgi aviation archive general information

(note not all this information will apply to the above model)

The Corgi Aviation Archive features a vast selection of diecast model airplanes in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48 and 1:32 scales and has become the standard by which all other ranges are judged. Each Corgi model is based on a specific aircraft from an important historical or modern era of flight, and has been authentically detailed from original documents and archival material. Subject aircraft in the Aviation Archive appeal to all aviation enthusiasts and every diecast model airplane includes such features as:

  • Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
  • Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals.
  • Interchangeable landing gear with rotating wheels.
  • Poseable presention stand to display the aircraft "in flight".
  • Many limited editions with numbered certificate of authenticity.
  • Detailed pilots and crew members (1:72/1:32).
  • Authentic detachable ordnance loads complete with placards (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected interchangeable features such as airbrakes, opened canopies and access panels (1:72/1:32).
  • Selected moving parts such as gun turrets, control surfaces and swing-wings (1:72/1:32).
Copyright 2003-2018 Chris Lem Models