The P-51 Mustang gave the allies the ability to escort their bombers all the way into Germany, greatly reducing
the loss of allied bombers. It's possible that the P-51 was the reason for Allied air supremacy in World War II.
LEGO® Model vs. Real
The P-51 Mustang would fly with external feul tanks into enemy territory then drop the tanks either when their feul
was gone or when confronted by enemy fighters. These feul tanks greatly extended the range of the P-51 Fighter.
I've always thought that the Mustang had one of the toughest and most distinctive looks of World War II fighters so
naturally I wanted to build one. It was one of the first planes that I built and I completed it in one day... not
too hard considering I was on vacation from work, my wife was away with the kids at her parents house and it's a
Of course, once I completed the LEGO® P-51, I HAD to make a P-38 Lightning and a B-17 Flying Fortress.