Tamiya 1/72 North American P-51D Mustang

Tower Stock# LXUV06  •  Manufacturer Stock# 60749
Tamiya 1/72 North American P-51D Mustang (large view)
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Notes from our tech department:
This is a 1/72 Plastic North American P-51D Mustang Airplane from
Tamiya's War Bird Collection Series. It's for ages 10 and over.

In April 1940, drawings were sketched in a New York City hotel room for a
new fighter aircraft for the British Purchasing Commission. This fighter, the
North American NA73X, became one of the best fighter aircraft in the U.S. Army
Airforce during World War II, and is known as the P-51 Mustang. Of the several
variations of this famous fighter, the P-51D is generally accepted as the
definitive Mustang and was the first production version with the "bubble"
canopy. More "D" model Mustangs were built than all other Mustang variants
combined, with a total of 9,603 coming off production lines.

FEATURES

Detailed 1/72nd scale for static display.
Ready to assemble precision model kit with fine recessed panel lines
on fuselage and wings.
Detailed landing gear and wheel wells.
Detailed cockpit.
Choice of Dallas-built canopy or a normal canopy, each in the
"bubble" design.
Two 75 gallon drop tanks.
4-bladed propeller on nose.
Waterslide decals and detailed pictorial instructions.

MARKING
OPTIONS: One decal sheet with markings for three aircraft:
1: HO, M, 414151, U.S. Air Force Star Insignia.
2: E2, S, 413926, U.S. Air Force Star Insignia.
3: G4, C, 411622, Nooky Booky IV, U.S. Air Force Insignia.
Airframe and Detail Colors:
Olive Drab, Bare-Metal Silver, Black, Blue, Green, Red, Lemon
Yellow, Gun Metal, Chrome Silver, Semi Gloss Black, Flat Black,
Flat Yellow, Flat Green, Flat Blue, Flat Brown, Flat Aluminum.

INCLUDES

One 1/72 North American P-51D Mustang Airplane

REQUIREMENTS

Assembly
Hobby Knife
Paint: (see MARKING OPTIONS)
Brushes
Pin Vise (1mm Drill Bit)
Cement for plastics (TESR3512)
Sprue Cutter
Scissors
Water and Cloth for Decals
Adult Supervision

SPECIFICATIONS

Scale: 1/72
Wingspan: 6-1/4" (15.7cm)
Fuselage Length: 5-1/4" (13.6cm)

COMMENTS

Keep small parts away from children ages 3 and under.
When assembling kit, use extra care to avoid personal injury with
knives and other hobby products.
san 9/12/00
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