Minicraft Model Aircraft 1/48 P38J Yippee USAAF Aircraft Kit
USAAF Yippee was the 5,000th P-38 produced and painted the distinctive red-orange color in recognition of the achievement. Yippee was used to promote the sale of War Bonds to support the US war effort in World War II prior to being delivered to the USAAF for combat. The second marking scheme represents a USAAF P-38J which served in 20th Fighter Group based in England in 1944.
This Minicraft kit offers markings for the following aircraft:
- USAAF P-38J, “YIPPEE” (5,000th P-38 built), 1944
- USAAF P-38J, 20th FG, England, 1944