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North American P-51 Mustang fighter

1/48 Airfix F-51 "Rotation Blues"

Here is my take on Airfix's Korean War F-51. Great kit with excellent value. Built OOB with a few scratchbuilt modifications- namely a seat cushion with seat belts and some additional Korean War radio equipment that was not included in [...]

P-51 B Kovozavody Prostejov Operation Frantic-2

Well, it's the end of the year. This is the fourth Mustang I've built in 12 months. The latter is so special that I come back to the KP brand again, having much more experience. So this time I will start unusually with a description of the [...]

Airfix 1/48 P-51D "Jersey J**k"

My first post in a few months- wanted to get one posted before 2023 ran out. Airfix kit, finished with Vallejo acrylics, oil washes, and Tamiya weathering powders. A few self inflicted errors along the way but overall it was a smooth [...]

Second release: Modelsvit 1/48 P-51H Mustang

The original Allison-powered Mustang was a lightweight fighter with excellent handling capability. North American was aware of this during the aircraft’s original wartime development, and put considerable effort into trying to come up [...]

Review: Halberd Models 1/48 North American Mustang I

In October 1981, Edgar Schmued came out to the Planes of Fame Air Museum to take part in a program celebrating the 40th anniversary of the first flight of his most famous design, the North American P-51 Mustang. At the event, he was asked [...]

P-51 B Hasegawa 1/72, 325 FG, Operation Frantic-1

Operation frantic was shuttle missions from UK, and Italy to bases located in occupated by USSR Ukraine. After long discussions among US high-ranking commanders with Minister Molotov and Stalin, consent was given to USAAF bases in Ukraine. [...]

Beantown Banshee and one final Mission

When you’re a kid reading books about WWII fighter pilots they are but distant literary bits of history earmarked with grainy black and white photos. I’d seen the well known photo of Mike Rogers sitting on the wing of Beantown in [...]

Eduard 1/48 P-51D-20 Mustang (Very Long Range-Tales from Iwo Jima)

Hello! Here’s my recent project, the iconic P-51D Mustang, the Very Long Range version, operating from Iwo Jima. Kit is Eduard’s Tales from Iwo Jima, 1/48. Since is the profiback box, it comes with resin wheels, masks and a lot of PE. [...]

P-51 B Arma Hobby 31 FG Operation Frantic III

(link) Even though the model has been available for over two years, as fate would have it, I only just started buying it now. I heard a lot of good things about it and I approached its construction with very positive energy, having [...]

North American P-51C Mustang "Apache II" - USAAF 99th FS, 332nd FG Tuskegee AirmenRamitelli, Italiy 1944

Hello dear iModelers, Here I am back after long months of absence, with a P-51C "Red Tails" of the Tusgekee Airmen, and more precisely Apache II piloted by Lieutenant Henry "Herky" Perry. This is the Tamiya model, [...]