P-51D Mustang Detailed inside and out!

Apr 29, 2011 1 Comment by

Starting out as a Composite-ARF Mustang kit, Jean-Francois Bobo went the extra mile and made a detailed V-12 Rolls Royce Merlin engine to help boost his craftsmanship score at Top Gun. Not only does it cover up the DLE 55 engine, it also adds weight to the nose (needed for balance,) it increases outline scale fidelity by adding to the exhaust stack details, but also baffles the airflow under the hood. It seperates the fresh inflow of air from the belly scoop to the carburetor and the hot dirty exhaust air. This all improves performance and power.

P-51D Mustang, Jean-Francois Bobo, V-12 Rolls Royce Merlin engine, DLE 55 engine, photo 2, propellor, side shot   P-51D Mustang, Jean-Francois Bobo, V-12 Rolls Royce Merlin engine, DLE 55 engine, photo 3, up close, seat

P-51D Mustang, Jean-Francois Bobo, V-12 Rolls Royce Merlin engine, DLE 55 engine, photo 4, pilot, flying

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One Response to “P-51D Mustang Detailed inside and out!”

  1. Rob gibb says:

    Lovely detail fine looking model ,

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