Tamiya 1/48 North American P-51D Mustang

Tower Stock# TAMS3241  •  Manufacturer Stock# 61040
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Notes from our tech department:
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.


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.

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
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
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:
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
Detail colors: Interior Green, Black, Silver, Yellow, Red, Blue,
Khaki, Tan, Buff, Gloss Red, Semi-gloss Black, Flesh, Green, Brown,
and Gloss Blue.


One 1/48 P-51D Mustang Fighter Aircraft


Hobby Knife
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Nice-to-have tools: Needle File Set, Sprue Cutter, Airbrush and


Marking option C is for an early P-51D without the vertical
stabilizer leading edge fillet. This is depicted on the box art
but the instructions do not mention that the fillet must be removed
to accurately depict this aircraft.
san 10/16/00


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