The P-51D-5 Channel at iModeler

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Oops! I did it again – yet another Eduard P-51D

Poking through model boxes can lead to, ummm... making a model. Surprising, I know, but yeah... From the Eduard Royal Class P-51 release, an airplane flown by a lesser-known ace who had a good way with words when it came time to write his memoi[...]

Airfix 1/48 P-51D-5 Mustang

The 361st Fighter Group and “Lou IV”: The 361st Fighter Group, comprising the 374th, 375th and 376th Fighter Squadrons, came into existence on February 10, 1943 at Richmond Army Air Base, Virginia. The unit was formed with trained personnel fro[...]

Eduard 1/48 P-51D-5

“Frenesi” was named after a song popularized by the great Artie Shaw, pronounced "Free 'n Easy". Why would a fighter pilot name his airplane for a song? Click here - - and find out. The airplane was one the very first D-model Mustangs the 357th[...]

“Happy Jack’s Go Buggy” – Eduard 1/48 P-51D-5

History: Among the criticisms leveled by pilots against the P-51B Mustang was the limited visibility from the cockpit with the “coffin lid” canopy, and the tendency for the guns to jam due to their placement at an angle inside the wing, forcin[...]

The new Eduard P-51D

As it turns out, there is more to the P-51D than many modelers have previously thought. There are minor but important differences between each sub-type, from whether they have a dorsal fin or not, to whether or not they have fabric-covered or me[...]