Mustang! Is there a name that better embodies the essence of sleekness and power than a wild stallion? The engineers at North American Aviation (NAA) in Inglewood, California must have been thinking the same thing when they developed the iconic design of the P-51 Mustang. The Mustang airframe is an aerodynamic masterpiece.
Everything about aircraft from building scale models to pictures.
A walkaround gallery of the American Airpower Museum’s Curtiss P-40M Warhawk, “The Jack C.”. Detailed pictures of the great World War II fighter aircraft.
A walkaround gallery of the American Airpower Museum’s General Motors TBM-3E Avenger.
A walkaround gallery of the American Airpower Museum’s North American B-25 Mitchell, nicknamed “Miss Hap”.
A walkaround gallery of The Yankee Air Museum’s Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, “Yankee Lady”. Detailed pictures of the great World War II heavy bomber.
Insignias of bomb squadrons from the US Army Air Forces during World War II. Enjoy the colorful artwork of aircraft squadron insignias.
Insignias, aircraft markings, and station information of fighter aircraft groups and squadrons of the US Army Air Forces during World War II.
A collection of historic pictures from the Eighth Air Force 357th Fighter Group. A group consisting of the 362nd, 363rd, and 364th Fighter Squadrons.
Over the course of World War II the U.S Army Air Forces activated 114 fighter groups. Among these fighter groups, a select few stood out as elite units. The 357th Fighter Group held one of these outstanding combat records, in just over a year of combat 42 pilots would achieve ‘acedom’. Nicknamed “The Yoxford Boys” after a village near their base in Leiston, UK, the 357th boasted the most air-to-air combat victories of any P-51 group in the Eighth Air Force
I got a little exhausted with detailing the engine so I moved on to the radiator/oil cooler duct assembly. I believe this assembly requires its own post because it is a little miny model on its own. As seen from the below instruction snippets, completing the whole assembly requires 24 parts including metal rods and…