Here's a shot of of my p51's interior.
In March of 1943, 25 F-6A/P-51s were assigned to the 154th Observation Squadron of the 15th Air Force stationed at Oujda in French Morocco, North Africa. While operating there, No. 225 Squadron of the RAF frequently “borro[...]
These are from a 1997 flight i did with warbird mechanic/air racer (he flies "Voodoo") Matt Jackson. His client in the front seat (whose name I now forget) was a WW2 B-17 pilot who had long wanted a P-51 and from the group that escorted his bom[...]
Two of the Chino P-51s, back about 10 years ago.
"Susie" is now in a different scheme, but this variation on "Snooks VII" looks pretty nice. I think I was in Bob Lewis' Cessna 172, which is why Steve Hinton had to drop flaps a bit to stay with[...]
Here are some pictures of my last Mustang.
LOU IV built mostly out of box except for Barracudacast wheels and EagleCals decals.
Painting was done with Gunze Sangyo acrylics and Alclad metalizers.
Here's some photos taken with the Planes of Fame P-40N and P-51D back in 2004. A hazy southern California summer's day (but far better than back in the 1970s, when the smog was so bad in the Inland Empire I had to fly directly over Chino to fin[...]
Not as glamorous an aircraft as its pure fighter stablemates, but a hard worker nonetheless.
This represents a 'plane serving in Italy sometime in 1943-44. Worn, faded & dirty.
I built this kit quite some time ago & it still stands up we[...]
With the advent of WWII Gilbert O'Brien resigned his position as a draftsman with the US Navy Department and joined the USAAF. Upon completion of flight training he was assigned to the 357th FG, 362nd FS, at Hamilton Field California, flying P-3[...]
Since we had amazing run on Airacobra's, and I don't have one built yet to display, figure an early Mustang would be the next best thing. If I remember correctly this is AM first kit ever offered was the Apache, new approach, detailed info t[...]
North American P-51 D Mustang. "Blondie", as flown by Lt Marvin Arthur,334th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Group.
One of Tamiya's finer kits, I think.
OOB with Eduard seat harness.
Finished with Testor's buffable Metallizer "Aluminum Plate".