Issue Number Four of the “Rare & Unusual Paint Schemes
P-51B recovered by the Swiss Air Force…Serial No. 42-106438, #900 P-51B-10-NA Mustang from the 4th Fighter Group 335th Fighter Squadron landed intact in Switzerland and subsequently was tested by the Swiss Air Force and Swiss Aircraft Industry. It was the first Mustang to be adorned with Swiss markings. Pleased with the Mustang’s performance and abilities, the Swiss later purchased over 100 surplus P-51D Mustangs.
Originally based on Marek’s 1/50 scale P-51 B and C model, this design has been upscaled to 1/33 and completely repainted with this historic livery.
Kit contains BASIC assembly diagrams and 5 pages of parts.
The kit also features other upgrades like photorealistic elements and simulated landing gear wells.
Also included is an optional “Upgrade Kit” with parts to modify the model.
Items like a full Cockpit, new Wing root fairings, and other upgraded parts, are included.
Degree of Difficulty: 3/5.
This model was previously published at ecardmodels.