Academy 1/48 Scale USAAF P-51 "North Africa" / Mustang Mk IA Model Kit

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Academy 1/48 Scale USAAF P-51 "North Africa" / Mustang Mk IA Model Kit (AY12338)

Academy 1/48 USAAF P-51 "North Africa" / Mustang Mk IA Plastic Model Kit


  • Early variation of the P-51 powered by American-built engine
  • Detailed cockpit & landing gear
  • Armed with quad 20mm cannons
  • Markings for 4 aircraft:
  1. P-51 41-37322 "Mah Sweet Eva Lee" of 154th OS, 68th OG, USAAF in Morocco March 1943;
  2. P-51 41-37367 "Betty Jean" of 111th TRS, 68th RG, USAAF in Anzio January 1944;
  3. Mustang Mk 1A FD442 Air Fighting Development Unit, RAF Wittering, June-July 1943;
  4. P-51 "WU-B" of RAF 225 Squadron, Marylebone Algeria, May 1943



  • World War Two
  • Fitted with Allison V-1710-39 engine
  • 93 were Lend-Leased to the UK(RAF) as the Mustang Mk.IA
  • 57 were used by the USAAF in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO), 1943


Please note: paints and glue are required to complete this model kit. Available separately.

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