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P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Old Crow” - Air Force 1 0149

P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Old Crow” - Air Force 1 0149 - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Old Crow” - Air Force 1 0149 - click to enlarge

Item No. AF1-0149
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Air Force 1 Model Company Diecast Model

Smithsonian Series

North American P-51D Mustang – #414450, “Old Crow”, Capt. Clarence. E. “Bud” Anderson, 363rd FS, 357th FG, USAAF, England, 1944

1:72 Scale.  Length: 5.25".  Wingspan: 6.25"

Capt. Clarence E. “Bud” Anderson served two combat tours with the 363rd FS/357th FG during World War II. The 357th FG was stationed at RAF Leiston, England and Anderson flew a P-51D Mustang, s/n 44-14450, adorned with his familiar “Old Crow” nickname. He flew 44-14450 on 66 combat missions and added 11 ¼ aerial victories to his total. Capt. Anderson never had to abort a mission and his aircraft never suffered a hit from enemy fire. He returned to the United States in February of 1945 as a Major. When Anderson retired from the USAF as a Colonel in 1972 he had been decorated 25 times and served in World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, was a test pilot and held various other positions during his career.

The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was a single-seat World War II fighter aircraft. First flown on October 26, 1940, the P-51 was designed and built in just 117 days. It flew most of its missions as a bomber escort in raids over Germany, helping ensure Allied air superiority from 1944 on. As well as being economical to produce, the P-51 was a fast and durable aircraft.

Air Force 1 Model Company is a leading manufacturer of high-quality, pre-built, die-cast model airplanes. Every model is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, using specifications of the original aircraft. They are built using precision-made die-cast metal and plastic components.

This model of a P-51 Mustang features:

  • Realistic panel lines
  • Historically accurate printed markings
  • Fixed position landing gear
  • Metal display stand

  • Category: Air Force 1 Model Company

    Not suitable for children under the age of 14 years

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