This paper model builds the P-51B aircraft “Little Ambassador” of the 5th FS, 52nd FG, 15th Air Force.
As flown by Lt. James W. Empey, June 1944 in Italy. This aircraft was later flown by 2nd Lt. Robert “Rocky” Rhodes
and forced down by enemy fire.
Empey scored five aerial victories in just 30 days flying Little Ambassador, earning him the title of Fighter Ace.
Lt. Empey flew missions in both Spitfires and Mustangs during WW2, and went on to fly another 700 combat hours
over Vietnam in F-100 Super Sabres.
Paper Model Details:
over 160 parts including detailed construction diagrams and Fuselage and Wing formers.
Graphic Wheel Well inserts.
Fully detailed Landing Gear.
Complete detailed Cockpit.
Detailed graphic textures, with realistic weathering and surface features.
Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.
This model was previously published at ecardmodels