A flying ace of the highest caliber.
David Schilling enlisted in the U.S. Army in September of 1939, completing his flight training eight months later. Today, Schilling is best remembered for his distinguished career with the 56th Fighter Group. On December 23, 1944, Schilling scored five German "kills" in one flight, becoming one of 38 U.S. Army Air Force "Ace-in-a-Day" pilots. Salina, Kansas' Air Force Base was renamed in his honor in 1957. This limited edition kit features bonus propeller parts.
- U.S.A.A.F. 56th F.G. CO, Col. David Schilling, Code: LM-S England, December 1944
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Stock Number: HSGS9968
Mfg. Number: 09968
Skill Level 3
Length: 9.05 in (230 mm)
Width: 10.19 in (259 mm)