USAAF P-51B

WW-II - 1/48 Scale

 

This one is the Tamiya P-51B kit.  It's mostly out of the box but with a resin cockpit and Aeromaster decals.  The markings on the model depict the aircraft flown by Lt John Thornhill out of Bodney, UK, late summer/early fall 1944.  Finish replicates the typical natural metal fuselage fuselage with silver lacquered wings.  Upper wing invasion stripes had been over-painted in OD by this time.   I found an old base that I still had from another model that had gotten broken beyond salvage and set this one down on it.  It had a whip antenna just behind the Malcolm hood-type canopy that was made from a strand of hair but I broke it off while dusting it for the photo shoot.
 


 


 


 


 

 
 

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