This is how this aircraft appeared in the 1964 season. Flown in a stock cofiguration.
Tamiya 1/48. The "Seattle Miss" name & the Space Needle logo are homemade decals, the registration number is a dry transfer & everything else is paintwork.
Continuing the iModeler Mustang theme I present my Tamiya P-51B, with a Verlinden cockpit and a set of Aeromaster decals added.
This build is from the late 90s and was the first project where I used a double-action airbrush for painting and weat[...]
North American P-51NA „Mustang“
North American P-51 B-10NA "Mustang"At the 1944 19.Juli the American pilot 1LT Curtis Simpson of the 4th FG of the US air force had to make an emergency landing with his "Mustang" Kamp aircraft due to engine overh[...]
Don Gentile's "Shangri-La" and James O. Howard's "Ding Hao." Both pretty much OOB other than p-e seatbelts and Aeromaster decals. Both done some 12 years ago.
Don Gentile was perhaps one of the most controversial aces of the war. 30 years ag[...]
Tuskegee P-51B flown by Major Charles McGee, veteran of 3 wars. Tamiya 1/48 kit, Warbird decals. Alclad finish. Poor pictures. Sorry, all I have right now.
...this one doesn't really help the USAF against the Messerschmitts but it is still a Mustang :-) ! Academy kit with Cutting Edge decals. Metal finish was Vallejo (!), a bit fragile but still the best I have managed yet! I'll see if I can comple[...]
Supporting force for the rescue unit.
This is P-51B Mustang finished with the markings of “Berlin Express” (43-24823) which was flown by Lt. William B. Overstreet of 363rd FS (357 FG)
Cockpit floor has corrected by adding a plastic plate pain[...]
Another 1/48 Tamiya P-51D modified to a P-51D-5 (it's really not that hard and you don't really need that expensive hunk of aftermarket resin).
George Preddy's "Cripes A' Mighty 3rd" as she appeared in early August 1944 after his six-victory in[...]
The famous for being well-known "Lou IV", flown by 361st FG CO Col Thomas Christian.
Tamiya 1/48 P-51D modified to early P-51D-5 configuration. Falcon vac canopy. Kit decals.
Again a Tamiya Mustang but this time C version.
This is 1/48 P-51C Mustang finished with the markings of 43-24959 Gladys from 26th FS 51st FG in Kunming China during 1944 autumn.
The construction started with the painting of cockpit component[...]