North American P-51B Mustang
North American P-51B Mustang AJ-T ‘SHORT-FUSE SALLEE’,
356th FS. 354th FG. 9th USAAF.
Scale 1:144 Wingspan 3.11″ (79 mm)
Base size 4″ (100 mm) square (No. 1)
Weight not including base 1.27 ozs (37 grams)
Total number of models produced 42
In this aircraft nicknamed SHORT-FUSE SALLEE Captain Richard E Turner scored 11 victories and downed 2 V1 flying bombs. This aircraft features the British Malcolm hood giving improved visibility. Operating mainly as a daylight bomber escort the P-51B like many other Mustangs carried innovative fuel drop tanks made of layers of paper bonded with glue.