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Another Tamiya P-51D

by Tom Cleaver on December 4, 2017 in Aviation -- 9 Comments

The 353rd Fighter Group hasn’t gotten a lot of love from the decal makers. This is Group Commander Glenn Duncan’s “Dove of Peace X.” Duncan was shot down over Holland in “Dove of Peace IX”, a P-47D, in the fall […]

Tamiya P-51K/Mustang IV

by Tom Cleaver on December 1, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Tamiya P-51D turned into a P-51K using the Aeroproducts prop blades for the Eduard P-39Q (4-blad) prop and Red Roo decals with Falcon “Dallas” canopy. 3 Squadron RAAF in Italy, Spring 1945. Most RAF Mustang IVs came from the P-51K […]

Tamiya P-51Ds of the 357th FG

by Tom Cleaver on November 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 15 Comments

Here’s Old Crow in the later scheme after the camouflage paint was removed. Also John B. England’s “Missouri Armada” (with individual ID letter wrong – never trust decal instructions!) and Calrence Weaver’s well-known “Passion Wagon.” Again, True Details cockpits and […]

Tamiya P-51Ds of the 354th Fighter Group

by Tom Cleaver on November 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 10 Comments

These were done around 2002-03. True Details cockpits and Falcon canopies. “Eagle” Glenn Eagleston was one of the original pilots in the “Pioneer Mustang” 354th Fighter Group and the group’s top-scoring ace. “Eagle” with its beautiful striking eagle artwork was […]

Tamiya P-51Ds of the 361st Fighter Group

by Tom Cleaver on November 25, 2017 in Aviation -- 14 Comments

Two P-51Ds done around 15 years ago. “Lou IV,” flown by group commander Thomas Christian, and “E2-S” flown by Urban Drew. Both kits done with the True Details resin cockpit and Falcon vacuform canopies. “E2-S” has (if you look carefully […]

P-51D Mustang, “Duchess Arlene”, Tamiya 1/48

by Tomáš Pelej on November 13, 2017 in Aviation -- 12 Comments

Hello colleagues modellers Today I will share with you this legendary 332nd FG Marking Machine piloted by Lt. Robert W. Williams The model from Tamiya is absolutely trouble-free. I used only a few etchings from Eduard to the cockpit to […]

Airfix 1/72 P-51D

by Tom Cleaver on April 7, 2017 in Aviation -- 13 Comments

The 352nd Fighter Group was constituted in Sept 1942 and activated at Bradley Field, Connecticut on October 1, 1942. Two of its squadrons, the 21st (later changed to the 486th) and the 34th (later changed to the 487th) had long […]

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 […]