Hasegawa 1:48 P-51D
This aircraft depicts that of Capt Ted Lines, 335th FS/4th FG.8th AF.. Capt. Lines is officially credited with ten victories, however, examination of combat reports indicates that he actually destroyed 14. These victories included four in one day. He had been awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Distinguished Flying Cross with one Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters
Overall a very nice kit with the exception of the individual microscopic MGs and wing-tip lights. For the Interior Green I used a Tamiya mix of Yellow XF-3, Green XF-5 2/1. The photo shows the mix compared to Gunze Sangyo Interior Green which I was unaware I had. The exterior colours were, for the wings, Tamiya XF-16 Flat Aluminum. The moving surfaces were sprayed Vallejo 77.707 Chrome over the plastic and the fuselage was sprayed with the same paint over Tamiya X-18 Semi Gloss Black
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