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Steve Oakson
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P-51D “Short-Fuse Sallee”

July 30, 2021 · in Aviation · · 10 · 2K

  • this plane represents one flown by Richard Turner with the 354th FG in the 9th AF. -The 354th was attached to the 9th AF as the first group in Europe , but it flew a majority of its missions under the control of the 8AF. Doing bomber escort missions and was actually the highest scoring P-51 unit in Europe. - This is the Revell kit with Aerocraft models canopy set. Kit andDraw Decals set for Short-Fuse Sallee used. Barracuda wheels/tires. -Paints used: Alclad, Tamiya, ModelMaster, AK Real colors
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  1. Nice work Steve. Great result.

    Here she is in 1/48

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  2. Lovely finish Steve & that canopy positively gleams! Like it a lot.

  3. Another beauty, Steve.
    Great detailing.

  4. Love your build, Steve!
    Short Fuse Salee is one if my favorite Mustang schemes!

  5. Nothing prettier than a well done Mustang and this one is a beauty. Nicely done Steve.

  6. Great job Steve, very impressive.

  7. Great job, nice looking mustang!

  8. Another nice Mustang - looks great!

  9. Magnificent. Very pleasant view. I have in my stash P-51 tales of Iwojima from Eduard. After watching your build, I am looking forward to build it.

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