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Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Nose Art Group Build”

One of my contributions to the Nose Art Group Build started by Jaime Carreon. Big shout out to Jaime for starting this Group Build as it's been a lot of fun. The P-51D I'm posted depicts "Duchess Arlene" flown by 1Lt Robert W. Williams of the 10[...]

Accurate Miniatures 1/48 P-51C “By Request”

Summer activities has consumed most of my modeling time but I was able to finally complete another Tuskegee Airman aircraft. The above represents a P-51C piloted by LTC Benjamin O. Davis of the 100th FS, 332nd FG in Ramitelli, Italy 1944/5. Davi[...]

Mustang madness

Greetings fellow modellers. i would like to present my embodiment of Walter Kim`s concept, done through kit bashing, scratch building and 3D printing. some WIP pics:

“Nose Art Group” Tamiya P-51D

Allow me first to make the point that I do not in any way disparage the town of Cooter Missouri nor any of the fine people that live there…. That being said: This is a model of an airplane that I have wanted to build for a very long time and [...]

F-82G Twin Mustang ,4th[AW] squadron, Okinawa.1950,Nose art group build.

This is Revells 1994 boxing of Monograms 1/72 N A F-82G. The G was an all weather model used with some success in the early days of the Korean war. The first aerial victories are attributed to the F-82, it also was used for ground attack mission[...]

Airfix P-51D Mustang “Short Fuse” in 1/48.

Having built a number of Mustangs in the past I was convinced that nothing could hold a candle to the Tamiya kit. While I'm still of that opinion this offering from Airfix has come a long way towards shaking my convictions. The surface detailing[...]

‘Weaver’s Nude’ Nose Art Group Build

William Joyce, the Irish-American better known as ‘Lord Haw Haw’, was hanged as a traitor in Wandsworth Prison in January 1946. His failed appeal had gone to the House of Lords, as he argued that being an American citizen, also a naturalized Ger[...]

P-51B

Images created during 2018 Moson Model Show at the iModeler booth.

the story so far……..

Subject: the story so far........ The year is 1949, and the Goodyear Trophy Races, are at their peak, with speed records being set almost weekly. The "stars" of the "show" are what's now known as the "Goodyear Midgets" Tony LeVier, a test pil[...]

Nose Art Group Build – North American P-51D Mustang, Monogram 1/48

Here's my first model for the Nose Art Group Build, the venerable and somewhat ill-fitting Monogram P-51D. The kit was intended to honor my five year old grandson, who shares his name with John Meyer's famous Mustang "Petie". My friend Louis h[...]