P51K Mustang Mk IV


P51K Mustang Mk IV, KH-677 CV-<>,3 Squadron, Fano, Italy (April 1945)


by Andrew and Christopher Doppel


Introduction


Serial
KH-677 CV-<>
Type
P51K Mustang Mk IV
Based
3 Squadron, Fano, Italy (April 1945)
Scheme
Three tone camouflage with Blue 'Southern Cross' rudder.  This aircraft served with 3 Squadron from 26/11/44 to 11/4/45.  Originally coded CV-P, it was flown by Sqn. Ldr. Murray nash and was re-coded CV-<> after 11/12/44.  On 11/4/45 it was posted missing with Flt. Lt. J. Edmonds piloting.
Kit
RSL 'Classic' (from New Zealand) 1/50 P-51D with ICM 1/48 P-51 uncuffed propeller blades and knobby wheels.  Paints from Humbrol and decals from Aussie decals, Tamiya fuselage roundels and ICM upper wing roundels.
References
The Spitfire, Mustang and Kittyhawk in Australian Service (Wilson) and Aussie Decals reference sheet.

 

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