The famed 332nd Fighter group, known as the Tuskegee Airmen, were America’s first all “Black” Fighter squadrons.
Finally recognized sixty years after the fact for their contributions in WW2, the four Red Tail Fighter squadrons have been immortalized
in more than one big budget Movie, and the Red Tails are now rightfully recognized as heroes of WW2.
This paper model builds the P-51B/C aircraft “Miss Pelt” as flown by Lt. Clarence “Lucky” Lester. Considered one of the most outstanding Combat Pilots, Lester is a permanent feature at the Air and Space Museum in Washington DC. Lester completed 90 combat missions and is particularly noted for shooting down three enemy aircraft in less than five minutes on one of those missions.
Paper Model Details:
over 200 parts including detailed construction diagrams and Fuselage and Wing formers.
Fully recessed and detailed Wheel Wells.
Fully detailed Landing Gear.
Complete detailed Cockpit.
Optional Clear or Printed canopies.
Optional Wing pylons.
Optional Drop Tanks.
Detailed graphic textures, with realistic weathering and surface features.
Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.
This model was previously published at ecardmodels.