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North American P-51 Mustang “Hell-er Bust”

North American P-51 Mustang “Hell-er Bust”

History: “HELL-ER BUST” is a P-51D Mustang, serial number 44-72438, built at the North American plant at Inglewood and delivered to the United States Army Air Force, 8th Air Force in January of 1945 and later served with the Swedish Air Force as Fv26131 from 1948-1952 and ended its military career as FAD1920 with the… More

North American TF-51 Mustang “DiamondBack”

North American TF-51 Mustang “DiamondBack”

History: DiamondBack History Serial #: 45-11471 Built in Dallas, TX by North American Aviation Delivered to USAAC 7/12/45 Stored at Oakland for several months, the aircraft was then transferred to the USAAF January 22, 1946: 4160th Base Unit, Hobbs, New Mexico, Air Material Command – In Storage March 31, 1947: 4121st Base Unit, Kelly Field,… More