British Style…Tamiya 1/48 North American P-51B Mustang 334th FS USAAF
Built in 2018.
Tamiya Mustang Mk.III kit, main markings are from Kits World Decals, the rest from Aeromaster and the kit.
Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium for the NMF, Gunze and Tamiya acrylics for the rest, brass wire for the whip antenna.
To get closer to the original my dad filled the wing panel lines with putty, partly it broke out again, guess that happend on the real aircrafts too.
The kit has several flaws. The only correction my dad did was to shorten the ammo bay panel covers, didn´t turn out perfect but it looks ok.
The model shows the Mustang of 1st Lt Ralph “Kidd” Hofer, 334th FS 4th FG, in 1944. Hofer was shot down and killed on July 2nd 1944, either by Hungarian 109s or AA fire.
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