P-51 Mustang (multiple)

Many, many examples of the North American P-51 Mustang out there on the airshow circuit… here are some of my photos. I shot two at the IWM Duxford, but apparently missed two others (44-73098 and 44-73979) so I’ll have to go through my pics from that trip again. I got some terrific shots of five different Mustangs from the edge of the runway at Grimes Field in Urbana, Ohio, in 2018. On that same trip I photographed the Mustang’s dive bomber variant A-36 Apache at the NMoUSAF at Wright-Patterson AFB. My return to Dayton was able to see the Shimmy IV at the museum (the Mustang had been moved to make room for the Memphis Belle opening.)

I also have photographed notable Mustang racers Excalibur III at the NASM Udvar-Hazy, and as of Sept. 2, 2017, the “World’s Fastest Piston Powered Airplane” Voodoo at the PoF Chino.


P-51D 44-74009 “Ain’t Misbehavin”; Grimes Field Urbana 2018


P-51D 413410 “Lou IV”; Grimes Field Urbana 2018


P-51B 43-12252 (painted as 43-24823) “Old Crow”; Detroit 2010

Grimes Field Urbana 2018


P-51D 414450 “Old Crow”; Grimes Field Urbana 2018


P-51D 415660 “Swamp Fox”; Grimes Field Urbana 2018


P-51D-30NA 44-74936 “Shimmy IV”; NMoUSAF 2018


P-51 yellow-black tail (NMoUSAF 05-17-18) 0982


P-51D 44-63272 “Bad Angel”; Pima Air&Space Museum 2017


P-51D-20NA 44-72364 “Upupa Epops”; Paine Field 2011

Flying Heritage Collection 2012


P-51B-10NA 42-106638 “Impatient Virgin” – Historic Flight Foundation 2012

Paine Field Aviation Day 2012

Paine Field Aviation Day 2013

Paine Field 2016

Paine Field 2019


P-51A 43-6251 “Miss Virginia”; PoF Chino 2018


P-51A 43-6274; Yanks/Chino 2018


P-51D 44-84961 “Wee Willy II”; PoF Chino 2018


P-51D-30NT 45-11582 “Dolly”; PoF Chino 2018


P-51D-25NA 44-73656 (painted as 44-14237) “Moonbeam McSwine”; Detroit 2010


P-51D-30NA 44-74391 “February”; Detroit 2010


P-51D-30NA 44-74939 “Willit Run”; Smithsonian NASM 2015


P-51D 44-74910 “Miss Judy”; Yanks/Chino 2018


P-51D 44-14937 “Gentleman Jim”; Detroit 2010


P-51D-20NA 44-63507 (painted as 44-63684) “Double Trouble two”; Detroit 2010


P-51D-25NA 44-73029 “Bald Eagle”; Detroit 2010


P-51C-10NT 42-103293 “Betty Jane”; Detroit 2010


P-51D 44-63350 (painted as 44-13410) “Lou IV”; Detroit 2010


P-51D 44-14320 “Geraldine”; Detroit 2010


P-51D-25NA 44-73149 “Ferocious Frankie”; IWM Duxford 2008


P-51D-25NT 44-84847 “Miss Velma”; Imperial War Museum 2008

This plane was painted as Contrary Mary in 2018


P-51D-25NA 44-73979 “Etta Jeanne II”; Imperial War Museum Duxford 2019


P-51D-25NA 44-73877; Imperial War Museum Duxford 2019


P-51D-30NA 44-74908 “Bunny”; Palm Springs 2018


P-51D 44-74409 (painted as 44-13317) “Donald”; RAF Museum 2008


P-51D-25NA 44-73843 “Old Red Nose” Tuskegee Mustang; McChord 2010


P-51D-20A 44-63576; Evergreen Aviation Museum 2015


Former Israeli P-51 #146 or #2346 (painted as 44-63607) “Feeble Eagle”; Museum of Flight 2010


P-51D-25A 44-73436 “American Beauty”; McChord airshow 2008

Olympic Air Museum 2018

Olympic Air Museum 2016


P-51D 45-11471 “Diamondback”; Olympic Air Museum 2018


P-51D-30NT 45-11525 “Val Halla”; Historic Flight Foundation 2012

McChord 2008

Paine Field 2016


P-51 “Little One” (full-scale replica); Mighty Eighth 2013

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