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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:23 am 
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Is Wes Stricker's Mustang not finished as Kansas City Kitty/339th FG colors, or has it changed in recent years?

Anyway, great news regarding the project Austin! I hope you'll get some good results from the correspondence!


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:11 pm 
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Thanks you guys for the kind words! It really has been a great last 2 months for the project. The word is really spreading locally, which is just what I was hoping would happen with the release of Red Tails. I think the success will only grow from here on out...

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:21 pm 
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Mike wrote:
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I believe Wes Stricker's D model is in Red Tail colors.
How many does that make?
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No it was painted that way for filming. Now carries D-Day stripes.

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So, I've been wondering, if I wanted to build some "simpler" P-51B parts to start things off, what would be some good components to begin with? I obviously want to get building the rudder first, but in the meantime, what smaller bits can be made with relative ease? Thanks all!

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 8:36 pm 
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If you have all the blueprints you need, you could contact a company to build all new parts for you.

I have a link of a company that did that for a corsair... Or had...

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 3:55 pm 
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Thanks to Mr. O'Leary, I have been published in the latest issue of "Air Classics" with my write-up about "Lucy Gal!" I'm very humbled and excited to have gained this kind of notoriety for the project. I have all of you guys and gals here on WIX to thank for it!

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Happy me with my article in "Air Classics."

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In case you wish to buy the magazine, here's the one my article is in.

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We are really getting out there!

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 07, 2012 4:35 pm 
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Well done, that is great exposure for the project.

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Dave Homewood wrote:
Well done, that is great exposure for the project.


Thank you very much Dave!

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Here's the latest "happenings" with our P-51 "Lucy Gal" project!
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http://fighterfund.blogspot.com/2012/04 ... notes.html[/url]

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:11 pm 
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$5 will get you a beautiful P-51 "Lucy Gal" decal! 8)

More details on the blog...

http://fighterfund.blogspot.com/2012/06/get-your-lucy-gal-decal.html

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Austin, I hope you haven't forgotten your offer to do an article for our Tuskegee Airmen Youth Programs newsletter. Any progress on that?


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Stephan Wilkinson wrote:
Austin, I hope you haven't forgotten your offer to do an article for our Tuskegee Airmen Youth Programs newsletter. Any progress on that?


Hey Stephan, thanks for the note! I am actually just putting the finishing touches on it, and will send the article along shortly! 8)

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Can't remember if I gave you my direct e-mail, but it's stephwilkinson@verizon.net, and I'm at 845 534-7601, down near West Point.


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Stephan Wilkinson wrote:
Can't remember if I gave you my direct e-mail, but it's stephwilkinson@verizon.net, and I'm at 845 534-7601, down near West Point.


Roger that! :)

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:08 pm 
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The project has made the news once again! 8)

http://thelcn.com/2012/06/25/red-cans-for-the-red-tails-takes-off-for-the-airshow/

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