In February 1944, RAF No.19 Squadron took delivery of its first Mustangs, which provided close support for the army from D-Day, June 6th 1944 onwards. In September the squadron returned to East Anglia, then Scotland, to undertake long-range escort missions, being re-equipped with the Mustang IV until the end of the war, operating from several bases. On 7th September 1945, the squadron moved to Molesworth at which time one of the pilots was Fit. Lt. Dooley who named his aircraft 'Dooleybird'.
North American P-51D Dooleybird

North American P-51D Dooleybird

Code: AA32206



Product Description

Corgi Diecast Models North American P-51D Mustang IV
KM272 "Dooleybird", No. 19 Sqn., RAF, England, 1945
Scale 1/72, Wing Span 6.25"
This model is made of diecast metal and comes with a stand.