BIG BEAUTIFUL DOLL - P-51 Nose Art Panel by GARY VELASCO
Flown by Col. John D. Landers
78th FG, 8th AF
While flying P-40's in the Pacific with the 49th FG, Landers scored six victories before being posted to the 8th Air Force in Europe where he was credited with 14.5 confirmed kills and a further 20 ground victories. His impressive scoreboard adorned almost a dozen airframes during his career.
Our P-51 panel depicts most of the colors and art work painted on his last aircraft. Note the name on the canopy are two different colors.
BIG BEAUTIFUL DOLL - Nose Art Panel by GARY VELASCO (P-51 Mustang: 48th Fighter Group: 8th Airforce)