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Tamiya’s P-51B in the livery of Don S. Gentile’s “Shangri-La”. USAAF 4th Fighter Group early 1944.

My completed P-51B Shangri -La. I enjoyed this build which was mostly out of the box with the exception of the main landing gear wheels which are from Hussar. I also used the Lifelike Decals set for this aircraft.

The build log can be found here:

https://imodeler.com/groups/work-in-progress-aircraft/forum/topic/tamiya-1-48-p-51b-mustang-shangri-la/

Cheers,
Dave.

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12 responses to Tamiya’s P-51B in the livery of Don S. Gentile’s “Shangri-La”. USAAF 4th Fighter Group early 1944.

  1. Very nice build – well done.

  2. Nice to see Shangri-La in its final look, don’t see it done this way very often. Well in its final look it has a broken back but you know what I mean!
    Great job.

  3. Superb build, David.
    Great paintwork on this “Shangri-La”.

  4. Fantastic “Shangri-La”, David.
    I enjoyed the build thread a lot!

  5. Great build David!

  6. Beautiful build of one of my favorite planes.

  7. Yea. Very nice kit. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Thanks guys. Happy to share this build with you.

    Cheers,

  9. Great work on a classic kit, definitely liked.

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