The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II. The P-51s were used by the USAAF’s Eighth Air Force to escort bombers in raids over Germany.
The RAF’s 2 TAF and the USAAF’s Ninth Air Force used them as fighter-bombers, roles in which the Mustang helped to achieve air superiority in 1944. This aircraft was used in North Africa, Mediterranean Sea and Italy.
First Lt. Spurgeon Ellington flew "Lollipoop II", a colourful P-51D Mustang in the 100th Fighter Squadron and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery as a pilot in 1944. Ellington's squadron was part 332nd Fighter Group, the 'Tuskegee Airmen', an elite, all-African American group.
These packs include a new size of manoeuvre cards (63 x 88 mm) to handle the faster speed of this airplane.
Requires: WW2 Wings of Glory: Starter Set or WW2 Wings of Glory: Rules and Accessories Pack to play
Contents: One 1/200 scale model, Flight stand with game stats, 4 altitude stands, Airplane card, 63 x 88 mm manoeuvre cards