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Miniature Marvel – Exact-scale P-51D Mustang

Covered in lithoplate panels, this P-51D model accurately replicates the covering of its bigger brother. The model is detailed with thousands of round- and flush-headed rivets.
David Glen's scratch-built P-51D Mustang is an awe-inspiring work of art that seems more remarkable the closer you look at it. Aluminum lithoplate panels announce air superiority, and the model’s minimalist paint scheme shows off its immaculate surface detail. Even its elevator trim tab and its pushrod and link assembly are the same tube-and-pin arrangements of a full-size P-51D. Peer inside the wheel wells and you’ll see the fuel selector-valve, hydraulics, and hoses. And the...


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Miniature Marvel – Exact-scale P-51D Mustang

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ON THE COVER : Learn how Matt Balazs created the impressive all-metal finish on his CARF-Models F-100D without painting the entire airframe in this issue's Gallery. (Photo by David Hart/

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