Monthly Archives: June 2015

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly Update

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Assembly Update I rather enjoy building these Cad models and the challenges they represent, however I still have a lot of work to do with organising the archive materials and the document register; which I briefly mentioned … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Down Position Support

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Down Position Support; Derived Parts (Inv) I mentioned in an earlier post that we don’t have many of the forgings/castings for this aircraft but the few that we do have are not stated as such in their … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Progress Update I’ve been busy building the 3d models and working through the vagaries of the Mustang P-51 Tail wheel assembly. This is a selection of the new parts built to date: This last image is a photo showing … Continue reading

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NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing EndCap

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing EndCap      This item #91-34005 is the cap to be fitted to the end of the tail wheel housing described in the previous post. The drawing that this was based on details the … Continue reading

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NAA P-51 Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing

NAA P-51D Mustang: Tail Wheel Housing In my endeavors to develop the assembly and parts register I have made some progress determining the associations in conjunction with the listing in the NAA documents. I have started with the Tail Wheel assembly,which … Continue reading

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NAA P-51B/C/D Mustang: Radiator Coolant Mount

NAA P-51B/C/D Mustang: Radiator Coolant Mount I discussed in my last post the development of a comprehensive drawing register for the P-51 and my rather ambitious intent to derive the list of parts associated with each sub assembly and main assemblies. This could … Continue reading

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TechNote: MS Excel Drawing Register P-51

TechNote: MS Excel Pivot Tables: Drawing Register P-51 The drawing archive collection for the Mustang P-51 includes an NAA Document register in PDF that lists all the Scan Index Numbers, Drawings Number, Aircraft Type and Change (Revision)Number. To make sense … Continue reading

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