s/n 44-13859, Lt. Walter Mullins, 55th FS, 20th FG, 8th AF, Kings Cliffe, United Kingdom, September 1944
Besides marking the aircraft with girlfriends, children or wife’s names, drawings of the sparsely clad ladies decorated some aircraft
noses. Its artistic appearance depended on the ground personnel skills, if any could be found at the unit level. One of the Mustangs that sported the “pin up girl” artwork was the aircraft belonging to 55th FS flown by Lt. Mullins. Factory finish was supplemented with the olive color coat on the fuselage and wings upper surfaces. 55th FS affiliation is further confirmed by the fuselage
code KI as well as the black triangle on the vertical tail surface and the rudder carrying the plane’s individual letter in white color.
INFO Eduard - November 2020