Description

Old Crow P-51 Mustang
By Artist, Craig Tinder

Printed on a heavy, matte substrate, this archival art print is fade-resistant with an astonishingly high resolution to bring out rivet-level details.

Scoring the highest number of air-to-air victories of any unit in the 8th Air force (42 Mustang Aces), the 363rd Fighter Squadron, 357th Fighter Group, known as the 'Yoxford Boys' upgraded to the P-51 Mustang in February 1944. With 609.5 Luftwaffe victories, no other fighter group was able to outmatch this performance record. The 363rd Fighter Squadron's leading ace was Clarence 'Bud' Anderson, flying the Old Crow P-51 Mustang. Capt. Anderson completed the war as a triple ace with 16.25 aerial victories, plus one strafing kill.

The print of Old Crow P-51 Mustang has leveraged extensive personal design consultation with Mr. Anderson in order to provide the most accurate representation of his aircraft.

This item is printed on demand and typically requires 2-3 day for printing prior to shipment.

About the Artist:

Craig Tinder is an artist/historian specializing in the creation of digital aviation art work and has held a lifelong passion and interest toward history and painting. Craig grew up hanging on the fences at the Reno Air Races which fueled his passion for illustrating his favorite subject matter: WW2 aircraft. As a Loadmaster and restorer on a B-17 Flying Fortress, he understands the intricate details of his pursuits and re-creates one-of-a-kind warbird illustrations for the families of veterans. He has won numerous art shows and has contributed illustrations to a variety of publications and public education displays. Over the years, Craig has amassed a large collection of artifacts, period photos, clothing, weapons, and more, all of which are used as research materials in his paintings. He is an avid collector and serious historian - combined with his artistic talents, he produces exciting and accurate renditions of history. His original and limited-edition print work can be seen in many private collections around the world.

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