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Planes > Thunder3’s Garage > “P-51 British Mustang”


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M –60
Beaver, West Virginia
United States


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goldtwh’s Profile Photo
Jul 15, 2008 at 1:33 pm
Trophy for you!
Waaaaaaaaaaay cool... Thank you for sharing.

Nightmare388’s Profile Photo
Apr 20, 2008 at 11:12 pm
Awesome! I like the detail!
LOBO1987’s Profile Photo
Apr 12, 2008 at 12:01 am
I gotta agree with dad, thats awesome!

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Challenges W: 2 L: 0


Current Challenges

“P-51 British Mustang” doesn’t have any current challenges.

Past Challenges

Photo of a 2003 Boeing F-18
The Hornet

2003 Boeing F-18

Owner: Ramair1

  • The Hornet: 5 pts (loss)
  • P-51 British Mustang: 15 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 4
  • Ended: May 26, 2008
Photo of a 2001 Lockheed Martin F-16
Fighting Falcon

2001 Lockheed Martin F-16

Owner: Ramair1

  • Fighting Falcon: 5 pts (loss)
  • P-51 British Mustang: 10 pts (win)
  • Total votes: 3
  • Ended: May 26, 2008

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1944 North American P-51 Mustang (P-51 British Mustang)

Last updated May 6, 2008  

Photo of a 1944 North American P-51 Mustang (P-51 British Mustang)


In April, 1942, a British test pilot, Ronald Harker, flew the Mustang and was very impressed by it. He suggested that the new plane would be a natural fit with the Rolls Royce Merlin 60-series engine, well-suited to high altitudes. At the prodding of Major Thomas Hitchcock, the Americans began working along the same lines (using the Packard license-built version of the Merlin), and the first Merlin-equipped Mustang, the P-51B, flew in November, 1942. The results were impressive, to say the least. At 30,000 feet, the improved Mustang reached 440 MPH, almost 100 MPH faster than the Allison-equipped Mustang at that altitude.


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