Mauve 1/48 P-40L Conversion
June 30, 2014 in Aviation
This is the Mauve P-40M kit with the Aeromaster resin P-40F/L nose and Aeromaster decals to do “Ace of Pearls” of the 99th Fighter Squadron (Tuskeegee Airmen) when the squadron was attached to the 79th Fighter Squadron i in Italy in early 1944. The 79th was operating as a fighter-bomber unit in support of the Anzio invasion at the time.
A resin True Details P-40N cockpit (the only one available at the time) was used on the kit. A Squadron (Falcon) P-40M vacuform canopy was used also.
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