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I am trying to build a history of the 366th FG-FBG-FBW-TFW-FW from WWII to today. I have seventeen 1/48 fighter kits, four 1/72 tanker & bomber kits and decals for most types. The one type I am missing any information or photos of is the F-51D while at Alexandria AFB, LA from Jan - late 1953, before the FBG converted to F-86Fs. From the Fogotten Aircraft website I have the following five serial numbers: P-51D-25-NA s/n 44-73026 *1953: USAF 390th FBS (366th FBG). P-51D-25-NA s/n 44-73288 *1950: Iowa ANG 124th FS. *1953: USAF 391st FBS (366th
As the title suggests, I am wondering what is "best value" readily available kit to depict 1/48 ANG F-51D? By "best value," I mean the cheapest kit (<$15-$20) with the most correct features or easily corrected features without resorting to aftermarket doo-dads. I am not a P-51 aficianado, and don't have any P-51 books, just Francillon's Aerograph 2, which has mostly small photos. As a baseline, I think I need the Aeroproducts un-cuffed prop and possibly a Dallas hood, but am unsure of the exhaust stacks or other details that may vary from kit to kit. I currently ha