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“Dorrie R” and Capt Jerry Yellin…The Last Fighter Pilot

I first met my late friend, Jerry Yellin, in September 2009 at the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) convention in Orlando, FL. I was there with my wife, Kathy (kathleenmrodgers.com) who was receiving an award for her first novel, “The [...]

Airwar over Austria…1/48 North American P-51D Mustang, 301stFS/332ndFG “Red Tails” 15th AF

#19/2021 Hasegawa limited edition kit, stars and bars decals taken from the sparesbox because the kit ones were typical Hasegawa cream coloured and not white. The "Creamer´s Dream" decals are slightly undersized compared to the original aircraf[...]

Mustang Tuskegee Airmen

Around a year ago I decided to build an Airfix 1/72 P-51 North American Mustang, it would be the third Mustang (all in 1/72 and all Airfix) in my collection but the first one with a lot of new things going on for it. When I returned back to the[...]

Not An Axis Airplane!

There are great many new and wonderful kits available to us these days, every one of which seems to be a significant improvement on anything that came before, but there are also a great many older kits still available that have stood the test o[...]

Hawk 1/48 P-51D Mustang

Here's another of my old builds, a 1/48 Hawk P-51D that I made in 1989 for a club group build on Aces from New Jersey. "Dragon Wagon" (WR-Y) was flown by Capt. James E. Duffy Jr. from the 354th Fighter Squadron, 355th Fighter Group, 8th Air Forc[...]

Diamond Nose…1/48 North American P-51D Mustang, 356th FG USAAF

Built in 2013, this was the third Merlin Mustang my dad built, but the first he did correct, regarding the wings. Back then it was new info for us that the P-51 had sealed/filled panel lines on the wings. Besides that the wings were painted in a[...]

1/72 Multiple Aircraft Commission Build Completed!

The multiple aircraft commission build is finished! This build consisted of the Airfix Spitfire MK-1a, the Airfix Spitfire MK-1a converted to a MK-II using 3-D Kits conversion set, the Eduard Spitfire MK-IXc, the Tamiya P-51D and Academy F-35A.[...]

Bill Whisner’s Ponies

Tamiya P-51B to do 352nd FG ace Bill Whisner's "Princess Elizabeth," a name he put on to celebrate the visit to the group by Princess Eilzabeth, later Elizabeth II. That fall, he traded up to a P-51D-10 he named "Moonbeam McSwine" after an Al Ca[...]

Last one for 2020 – practice allows one to get closer to fewer mistakes made

Practice makes perfect? Hah! Eduard kit. Vallejo metallics. Barracuda Studios "P-51 Mustangs Part 1" decal set. 1st Lt. Arthur Cundy, 352nd Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group. On March 2, Lt Cundy shot down a Bf-109 and two Fw-190s to double[...]

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[...]