Wood Model of FU-539 s/n 52-4539

An actual replica of FU-539, made out of wood in 1955. It has been preserved, in mint condition. The pilot gave this to his brother, and he held it since. My father got to see this model in June.

A photo of Wally with the wooden FU-539.

My father also had a wooden model of FU-539. Two of them were made at that time. He still has his, but went through the harsh punishment only kids can do. My father said when his kids got haircuts, he used to let them hold the model shown below.



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