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Heller P-51D

Another simple kit, but great for training metal finish. This old 1/72 heller kit, given to me by a friend, is a classic Mustang P-51D "miss jackie". A little bit of putty in the joints, and let's go. This time I tried some paints developed here[...]

Battle of Kasserine Pass Group Build: 1/48 F-6A TAC RECCE Mustang

Big hats off to David Thomas for initiating this GB concerning a significant battle in North America at Kasserine Pass. Determined to be a military defeat for the US Army it would prove to a learning lesson from which ultimate victory would fin[...]

The Tamed Horse: Captured Mustang P-51D, Italeri 1:72

This is the Tamed Horse, second entry in my "Caged Birds" collection about captured planes. This scheme came from Pinterest The kit is a Italeri F-51D Mustang with Reheat Models P51D/K PE and Vallejo and Mig paints, plus some Humbrol clear[...]

1:32 Zoukei-Mura P-51D Mustang

This was my first build after a 25 year break from models so I figured start with the Cadillac of war birds. I picked the Zoukei-Mura over the Tamiya kit based purely on price. And I must say, this is a really nice kit. If you want to build a sk[...]

P-51K Mustang Mk.IVa, 3 Squadron RAAF, Italy, 1944/45.

This was originally intended to be the Tamiya 1/32 kit, but I got distracted when I just opened it's 1/48 cousin & at the same time came across a wealth of reference material for this squadron on the internet. Pretty much straightforward bui[...]

Airfirx 1/48 Checkertail Clan P-51D

The 325th Fighter Group arrived in North Africa when they flew their P-40Fs off USS Ranger in late November 1942. The group participated in the fighting in Tunisia, then took part in the invasion of Sicily and moved to Italy following the invasi[...]

Tamiya 1/48 P-51D “Big Beautiful Doll” & 1941 Ford…Lt. Col. John Landers…35 1/2 kills

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James O. Howard’s “Ding Hao!” – Tamiya P-51B

The Tamiya kit, OOB, with Aeromaster decals. James O. Howard and “Ding Hao!”: Born in China, the son of Methodist missionaries, James O. Howard joined the U.S. Navy in 1938. After graduating from flight school at Pensacola, Ensign Howard was [...]

A Monogram P-51D

Proof you don't have to have the latest kit to get a nice model, if you're willing to put in the work. About 15 years ago, a friend gave me a bunch of old kits that he figured were good for spare parts. Among them was this kit, which I recogniz[...]

Tamiya P-51B – Don Gentile’s “Shangri-La”

Don Gentile - The Most Controversial Ace When I sat down 30 years ago to write “the definitive fighter pilot screenplay” and chose as my subject the 4th Fighter Group in the Spring of 1944 during “The Great Ace Race,” with Don Gentile and Johnn[...]