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‘Tales of Iwo Jima’ is the next release of Eduards 1/48 scale P-51D and Eduard has listed the marking options for the Very Long Range Mustangs flown by 15th FG, 506th FG, 21st FG
VERY LONG RANGE: Tales of Iwo Jima
Limited Edition kit of 1/48 scale P-51D focused on aircraft from 15th FG, 506th FG, 21st FG that flew so-called Very Long Range missions from Iwojima to Japan. The kit is going to be released in August under cat. no. 11142.
We are introducing the marking options focused on aircraft from 15th FG:
●P-51D-20 s/n 44-63483, flown by Maj. Gilmer L. Snipes, CO of 45th FS, 15th FG, 7th AF, Saipan, February 1945,
●P-51D-20, 44-63483, flown by Maj. Robert W. Moore, CO of 45th FS, 15th FG, 7th AF, Iwojima, August 1945,
●P-51D-20, 44-63420, flown by Capt. Eurich L. Bright, 47th FS, 15th FG, 7th AF, Iwojima, Summer 1945,
●P-51D-25, 44-73407, flown by Maj. James B. Tapp, CO of 78th FS, 15th FG, 7th AF, Iwojima, Summer 1945,
●P-51D-25, 44-73382, flown by Lt.Col. John W. Mitchell, CO of 15th FG, 7th AF, Iwojima, Summer 1945,
●P-51D-20, 44-63984, flown by Maj. James B. Tapp, CO of 78th FS, 15th FG, 7th AF, Iwojima, May 1945.

The previous photo-gallery was focused on aircraft from 506th FG. The next update will contain aircraft from 21st FG. Too be continued…..

11142 - Very Long Range P-51D Mustangs: Tales of Iwo Jima - 1/48

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Cool markings. Iwo Jima is two words btw.
JUL 30, 2020 - 10:49 AM
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