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Hello P-51 Lovers!

We know you’ve been waiting patiently to see more of the P-51B, so today we show you what it looks like both inside and out! This new ‘Pony’ should be ready by the end of this month. It’s the Holiday Season and a time for giving, so there will likely be two updates in December! One with the new clouds and the DFWC.V and the other with the P-51B and maybe, just maybe new fuel systems and drop tanks for several Bf-109 variants. Of course, plans are subject to change pending testing. And as mentioned previously the Malcolm Hood has taken extra work to get it right, so that component is not ready to be shown yet. Without further delay…

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The Sturmovik Team

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that pit alone is worth millions!. Gott aget that rig to run this sim. still stuck in vista land

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From the time I was a young boy, I loved the P-51D with the bubble canopy and the F4U-1A and later with the malcom hood style bubbled out canopy. But in recent years, I have developed a fondness for the original bird cage canopies on P-51A/B/Cs and F4U-1s. I have come to appreciate the sleeker, low drag lines despite the horrible looks of the frames. In VR, frames don't really block you vision much: stereo vision lets you see around them. So, I would rather have an extra 2-5 mph performance than frameless canopy. Operationally, the Malcom hood was a huge step forward for the P-51B/C, comparable if not better than the F4U-1A/F4U-1D bulged canopy. But I have come to prefer the much sleeker original P-51B/C lines.

But real men fly Allison engined P-51/P-51A Mustangs/A-36 Apaches. High altitude performance issues aside, they are by far the sleekest of all the Mustang variants. The ones with 4 x 20mm cannons are top notch fighters at sea level.

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