And now for another preserved Mustang: P-51B-1-NA s/n 43-24837 registered N515ZB and painted as “Berlin Express” flown by ace Bill Overstreet of the 357th Fighter Group, who became famous for flying under the Eiffel tower while successfully shooting down a Messerschmitt Bf 109 in 1944. “Berlin Express” flew across the Atlantic this year to take part […]
This profile was commissioned as part of a series on the Flying Horsemen aerobatic team. It is a P-51D-25-NA which previously flew with registrations N5077K, N711UP and N71TF. It was restored in 2005 and received the colours of Lt. Col. William Bailey’s “Double Trouble Two” of the 352nd Fighter Squadron, 353rd Fighter Group.
The Spitfire F.21 was the last Spitfire version to serve in World War II. Considered as an interim version, it led to the ultimate Spitfire marks: the F.22 and F.24. These profiles were created for the book “Squadrons! No.7: The Supermarine Spitfire F.21” by Phil Listemann.
I recently learned of the passing of Stephen C. Ananian, who flew with the 339th Fighter Group during World War II. Stephen was born on Christmas Day 1922 and joined the Army Air Corps after Pearl Harbor. He was deployed to the UK with the 339th FG and was shot down on his first mission, […]
Here are four views of T-6G s/n 42-85886 “Ready for Duty”, registered F-AZBL. I don’t often get to make complete four-views of aircraft, so this was interesting !
Here’s a first Corsair profile, depicting F4U-5P BuNo 122019 which was flown by VC-61’s Detachment A on board the USS Philippine Sea off the Korean coast during the winter of 1950-1951. The F4U-5P was the photo-recon variant of the F4U-5, and could be identified by the camera windows on both sides of the fuselage. The […]
I’ve been working on creating a better template for the F4U Corsair. (Maybe I should say a proper template, as my original Corsair profiles date back to 2006 and are early work of very average quality at best). I’ve already finished the templates for the F4U-1D, F4U-4 (early and late production). There are still a […]
These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No 3 – The Supermarine Spitfire Mk V in the Far East by Phil Listemann. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V Trop MA292 of No 615 (County of Surrey) Squadron flown by F/O Sydney Weggery (RNZAF), Dohazari, India, January 1944. Supermarine Spitfire Mk V Trop JL320 of No […]
These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No. 2 – The Republic Thunderbolt Mk I by Phil Listemann. Five profiles were created for the book. Thunderbolt Mk I FL848 was flown by F/O Edgar Wilson (RNZAF) of No 146 Squadron in India in September 1944. Thunderbolt Mk I HD144 was assigned to No 73 […]
For the first time in a long time, I’ve made a profile that was not a commission and here is the result. This is P-51D-5-NT s/n 44-11222 “Jolie Hélène” of the 368th Fighter Squadron, 359th Fighter Group. I found some pictures of this aircraft and decided I wanted to make a profile of it as […]