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Charles M. McCorkindale’s P-51B

by Tom Cleaver on December 10, 2017 in Aviation -- 11 Comments

Tamiya P-51B to do the P-51B “Betty Jane” flown by Charles M. McCorkindale, CO of the 31st Fighter Group in Italy, around June 1944 at the end of the Battle of Ploesti. McCorkindale joined the USAAC in 1936 and flew […]

With the overwhelming number of votes in favor of P-51Bs….

by Tom Cleaver on December 9, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

OK, so three votes out of five. It’s a 60% majority! “Alice-Jo” of the 332nd FG “Red Tails.” An ace of the 325th Fg (whose name escapes me at the moment) told me that they were very upset to find […]

Now for a P-51B

by Tom Cleaver on December 8, 2017 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

Personally, I like the P-51B better, mostly for its look. This Tamiya P-51B was done with Aeromaster decals and the Falcon Malcolm hood to do Don O’Hara’s “Shillelagh” of the 353rd FS, 354th FG. As a wingman and element leader […]

Three P-51 Mustangs. 1/72 Tamiya, 1/72 Monogram, and 1/48 Pegasus

by George Tufnail on January 10, 2016 in Aviation -- 6 Comments

The first three pictures are of the Tamiya 1/72 P-51D with Canadian markings, the next three are the old Monogram 1/72 P-51B with Australian markings, and lastly is the Pegasus 1/48 snap-fit kit, also with Aussie markings. The Tamiya kit […]