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North American P-51 Mustang

Lifelike Decals 1/32 North American P-51 Mustang Pt.3 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review October 2018 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject North American P-51 Mustang Pt.3 Scale 1/32
Set Number 32020 Skill Level Basic

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan has released part 3 of their P-51 Mustang coverage in 1/32 scale, and this set is the "Big Beautiful Doll" special. This set covers the aircraft flown by John D. Landers from the 55th FG through the 361st FG.

North American P-51 Mustang North American P-51 Mustang

This decal set provides markings for six schemes:

  • P-51D, unknown, CO 38 FS/55 FG, CG-O, Oct 1944
  • P-51D-5-NA, 44-13923, CO/357 FG, B6-O, Nov-Dec 1944
  • P-51D-20-NA, 44-72218, CO/78 FG, WZ-I, Feb 1945
  • P-51D-20-NA, 44-72218, CO/78 FG, WZ-I,
  • P-51D-20-NA, 44-72218, CO/78 FG, WZ-I, May 1945
  • P-51D-20-NA, 44-72218, CO/361 FG, E2-I, Jul 1945

This set provides a nice cross-section of color schemes and variations for Big Beautiful Doll as both the P-51D-5-NA (for the new Revell kit) and the P-51D-20 (your favorite kit). Whatever your choices, this set will provide you with some colorful schemes for your next project.

You can purchase these decals directly from Lifelike Decals.

My sincere thanks to Lifelike Decals for this review sample!