Model, Static, North American P-51D Mustang "Miss Pelt"


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight Gallery exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Model Maker

Hank Pohlmann


Credit Line

Built by Hank Pohlmann Gift of SIG Manufacturing Company


  • Fuselage - fiberglass
  • Wings, empennage - balsa
  • Propeller, spinner - wood
  • Canopy - clear plastic


Model: 38.1 x 124.5 x 143.5cm (15 in. x 49 in. x 56 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Balsa and fiberglass model of a U.S. Army Air Forces North American P-51D Mustang fighter aircraft in an overall silver color scheme with red empennage. Model is painted to represent "Miss Pelt" of the 332nd Fighter Group. Built as an exhibit model from the SIG flying model kit. 1/8 Scale. 1982.



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