N251MX was built up as a “TP-51C” and first appeared in this “War Weary” scheme.
Paul Mantz had three entries in the 1948 Bendix race sponsored by Glenn McCarthy. P-51C N1202 participated in this scheme as “Houstonian”, Race 60.
P-51C NX1204 flew for several years in the Bendix Trophy races. The version offered here is the scheme used by Tom Mason in the 1947 race where he finished sixth out of the thirteen entries. Paul Mantz later flew NX1204 in the 1948 race and finished first.
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The CAF’s P-51C pays tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen of the 332nd FG. This release covers the scheme when it was first restored in the early 2000s. Our Next Generation DIGITAL Silk Decal is available in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48, 1:32 and 1:24 scales. Please click on either image to be linked into our secure store site.
“Beguine” was a highly modified P-51C built by J.D. Reed and Walter Beech and sold to Jackie Cochran ten days prior to the 1949 National Air Races. This is our first release from the former Red Pegasus line.
We are pleased to be working with the individual who obtained Red Pegasus Decals from the family of Keith Davidson. As time permits, we will be updated the Red Pegasus art to our current process to provide the highest quality product. “Beguine” is the first of many interesting subjects that Keith offered, and we are very pleased to breathe new life into his artwork. “Beguine” is available in 1:144, 1:72, 1:48, 1:32 and 1:24 scales, and they are all printed with a double layer of white ink under the gold markings to ensure they remain opaque over the dark green paint.
The modern “Princess Elizabeth” reproduces Lt. William Whisner’s P-51B-10 HO-W 42-106449 of the 487th FS, 352nd FG. “Princess Elizabeth”, and was extensively rebuilt at Duxford in the early 2000s to an authentic P-51B/C spec before being shipped to the USA in time to attend the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in 2007. This decal represents this Mustang as it appeared at Gathering of Mustangs and Legends in 2007.
Our latest Next Generation DIGITAL Silk decal is our 44th release from artist Tony Andrews in our continuing Gathering of Mustangs and Legends series. Our new decal is available in 1:24, 1:32, 1:48, 1:72 and 1:144 scales. Click on either image to be linked into our secure store site.