B-25 489th BS Bird of Prey (1:100) by Model Power
Item Number: MP5403-2
The North American B-25J Mitchell was a five-seat medium bomber. Named after a champion of US air power, William �Billy� Mitchell, the first B-25 took flight in the summer 1940. There were nearly a dozen variants of the aircraft, but the B-25J was the most common (4,390 B-25Js were actually produced). The Mitchell could reach a maximum speed of 272 mph, had a maximum take-off weight of 35,000 pounds, and was armed with twelve 12.7 mm machine-guns. �G.I. Joes� belonged to the 487th Bomber Squadron, 340th Bomber Group (Rimini, Italy).