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P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Big Beautiful Doll” - Air Force 1 0149A


P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Big Beautiful Doll” - Air Force 1 0149A - click to enlarge
P-51D Mustang Model, USAAF, “Big Beautiful Doll” - Air Force 1 0149A - click to enlarge


Item No. AF1-0149A
$24.95
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Order in advance for an expected arrival in April 2021. The release date is subject to change by the manufacturer.

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Air Force 1 Model Company Diecast Model

North American P-51D Mustang – 44-72218, "Big Beautiful Doll", Lt. Col. John D. Landers, 78th FG, USAAF, 1944

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



During WWII, John Landers scored 6 victories while flying a P-40 in the Pacific. In 1944 he was sent to Europe where he scored 8.5 victories of which 4.5 were scored flying a P-51D. His total at wars end was 14.5 air-to-air victories and 20 ground victories. This made Landers one of the few pilots to achieve Ace status in both theaters of operation. His P-38, P-40 and P-51 were all named “Big Beautiful Doll”. His P-51D Mustang, 44-72218, WZ-I, was the 192nd produced from a batch of 3,000 ordered the day after D-Day.

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 graphics
  • 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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