INA The Macon Belle

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Beauty! A note about the pilot the markings are based upon...

Lee 'Buddy' Archer is touted as the first and only African American Ace, although his first aerial victory was downgraded as a "shared" kill. In June 1994, the USAF reversed this, making him the only African American ace of WW2. I don't know if he is recognized by the American Fighter Aces Association...

U.S. did produce another black ace: soldier of fortune James L.H. Peck. Fighting on the side of the Republicans during the Spanish Civil War of 1936, Peck shot down two German and three Italian aircraft
very purty- you don't seem to see many early model -51s displayed much anymore, maybe its just me.

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