North American P-51D

The most famous fighter plane built by the US during World War II, the Mustang escorted Allied bombers all the way to Berlin, Germany and back to bases in England. Its brave pilots could out-fight anything the enemy sent up against it. Our P-51 saw service in Europe during WWII. Late in the war, P-51’s also escorted B-29s from their bases in the south Pacific to Tokyo and back. The fighter also supported infantry, flying ground attack missions during the Korean War.

 

Worry Bird at the 22nd Annual EAA Chapter 88 Midwest Ultralight / Light Aircraft Rendesvous August 25, 2012

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