P-51 Red Tail signed by Dr. Roscoe Brown

$1,500.00

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This P-51 Red Tail is handcrafted by Gary Vieaux in West Monroe, Louisiana. The plane is crafted from pine from the original buildings of the Selman Field Army Air Corps Navigational School, the largest navigational school in America from 1942 to 1945.

Signed by Dr. Roscoe Brown.

Dr. Roscoe Brown was one of the Tuskegee Airmen and a squadron commander of the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group. He was appointed to this position in June 1945. During combat, he served as a flight leader and operations officer. He graduated from the Tuskegee Flight School on March 12, 1944 as member of class 44-C-SE and served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II. During this period, Cpatain Brown shot down an advanced German ME 262 jet fighter and a FW-190 fighter. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Plane comes with certificate of authenticity signed by Gary Vieaux. Proceeds benefit the museum.