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A small project in order to recharge the mojo. This P-51D Mustang in 1/72 was done using an old tool Airfix kit. Basically as a kit it is ok, fit was ok apart from a small issue with the fuselage that was taken care of by some filler. The kit was sprayed with the humbrol metalcote range, in order to create various shades of aluminium It was finished off with a satin coat and Starship Filth from Oilbrushers. The figures where all brush painted and weathered with oil Finally the Marston Mat, was created by printing a templ
Back when we acquired Colourcoats I found myself having a 4 way chat with 3 members of the 352nd Fighter Group association, specifically about the colours of blue used on the aircraft. There were areas where views varied and some where they were in agreement. They agreed that after late 1944 both squadrons seemed to have standardised on the same very dark blue. Earlier in the war, the 486th FS painter just mixed something to his own taste which was different every time, and often a very light blue (but not a blue-grey). The 487th FS painter was much more methodical and consistent,