1/48 North American P-51D Mustang 61040

1/48 North American P-51D Mustang 61040

Brand: Bill and Walt's

This is a Plastic 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang WWII Fighter Aircraft from Tamiya.North American's Mustang was one of the most important and effective of all fighter aircraft to serve during WWII. This kit represents the definitive P-51D which was used on long range escort duties in the Pacific and Europe.Tamiya's ...Read more

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Description

This is a Plastic 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang WWII Fighter Aircraft from Tamiya.

North American's Mustang was one of the most important and effective of all fighter aircraft to serve during WWII. This kit represents the definitive P-51D which was used on long range escort duties in the Pacific and Europe.
Tamiya's rendition of the Mustang builds up into an impressive, highly detailed 1/48th scale replica with accurate interior and exterior detail. High quality water activated decals are included for four aircraft.

FEATURES: Highly detailed 1/48th scale plastic kit for static display.
Approximately 60 parts in medium grey and clear with fine recessed panel lines.
Accurately captures features of P-51D: wings, armament, drop tanks.
Multi-part canopy may be posed open or closed - two types included.
Main wheels have separate hubs for easy painting.
Highly detailed cockpit with accurate instrument panel, seat, control stick and rudder pedals, bulkheads, and sculpted pilot figure.
2 styles of exhaust stubs, optional position flaps.
Detailed pictorial instructions.

MARKING OPTIONS: Decals are printed on 2 sheets - one sheet contains national markings and invasion stripes, other sheet has individual aircraft markings.
Four aircraft:
1: 352nd FG 487th FS Lt Col John C. Mayer "Petie 2nd".
Fuselage: Natural metal w/ blue nose and spinner; Wings: Silver Dope.
2: 357th FG 362nd FS Leonard K Carson "Nooky Booky IV".
Fuselage: Natural metal w/ Olive Drab anti-glare panel and red and orange checked nose; Wings: Silver Dope; Spinner: red w/orange stripe.
3: 361st FG 357th FS Thomas J Christian "Lou IV".
Fuselage: Natural metal w/ areas of Olive drab camoflage; Wing
Top: Olive Drab; Wing Bottom: Natural metal; Nose and Spinner: Yellow.
4: 361st FG 375th FS Urban L Drew.
Same as C: but area of yellow on nose is smaller.
Additional Paints Required: Colors are all flat except where indicated.
Detail colors: Interior Green, Black, Silver, Yellow, Red, Blue, Khaki, Tan, Buff, Gloss Red, Semi-gloss Black, Flesh, Green, Brown, and Gloss Blue.

REQUIRES: Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Sandpaper
Liquid Plastic Cement
White Glue
CA or Tube Type (thick) Plastic Cement
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and Accessories

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