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Aircraft of the United States in WWII.
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P-51 Mustang measurments
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#333
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Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 01:54 PM UTC
Can someone tell me the wingspand and and overall length of a 1/48 P-51 in inches. And where and what year they were in combat.
TwistedFate
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Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 02:54 PM UTC
Actual Length = ~387 inches
1:48 Scale Length = 8.0625

Actual Width = 444 inches
1:48 Scale Width = 9.25 inches

Years of service is kind of hard to answer since many countries used it longer and at different times. It came into service in 1946.
warlock0322
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Posted: Wednesday, April 30, 2003 - 08:16 PM UTC
Found this for ya.. it's a long read but has a lot of info that may be useful for what you are looking for.
http://www.icon.co.za/~pauljnr/history.htm
hope this helps this page also has the specs and online manuel for the mustang too
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#333
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Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2003 - 10:50 AM UTC
thanks for info guys
Whiskey
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Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2003 - 02:25 PM UTC
Actually the P-51 came into service in 1942.....not 46.
TwistedFate
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Posted: Thursday, May 01, 2003 - 03:15 PM UTC

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Actually the P-51 came into service in 1942.....not 46.



whoops my bad. You are right. I must have been looking at the wrong number. Sorry guys.