357th FG Model Gallery

This beautiful model of Tommy Hayes' "Frenesi" was made by Sean Fahy. Check out his web site at: http://www.hannants.co.uk

 

 

Radio Controlled P-51D replica of Jim Browning's "Gentleman Jim." This is a 1/5 scale (wingspan 84 inches) beautiful flyable model made of balsa and plywood construction that is covered with 3/4 ounce cloth and fiberglassed, followed by real aluminum adhesive sheeting that is put on panel to panel. All rivets and screws are then sunk into the covering and panels and then sanded and buffed to show different wear patterns. The decals are hand painted and then a wash is applied to simulate the everyday grime the real planes endured. This plane took Jim Thurman over 4 years to construct. Great job Jim!!!

 

Glamorous Glen III built by Eric Yang from Taiwan

Old Crow built by Eric Yang

Captain Tom Adams P-51 "Arkansas Traveller" C5-L, 44-63099. This beautiful model built by Ed Reynolds

Code letters under the wing were put on after the war to discourage indiscriminate "buzzing."

Another view of Ed's beautiful model.

"Sebastian Jr." Flown by Robert Becker, 362nd FS, G4-O, 44-13517. This beautiful model made by Brett Green of Hyperscale.com. Check out the detailed article on this model at: http://hsfeatures.com/features04/p51dsebjrbg_2.htm

"Old Crow" built by Al and Tristan Fernandes. Tristan age 9 from a Testors 1-48 scale kit.

P-51B Doodle Bug flown by 363rd FS pilot John Skara

Ralph Nollan and John Skara with the model Ralph built of John's Doodle Bug.

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