Mustang Magic

P-51 Mustang specialist Stallion 51 celebrated its 30th birthday with a mini gathering of Mustangs at the recent Sun ‘n Fun International Fly- In and Expo. FlyPast’s Nigel Price reports from this very special event

Stallion 51’s TF-51s ‘Crazy Horse’ (N851D) and ‘Crazy Horse 2’ (N351DT) lead Mustangs ‘The Little Witch’ (N51LW) and ‘Max Max’ (N51MX) on April 3, 2017. SCOTT SLOCUM

Fast, agile and stunningly beautiful, the North American P-51 Mustang is regarded as one of the most important and popular warbirds on the planet. It draws plaudits from enthusiasts and pilots alike, and its role in changing the daylight air war over Europe in the last two years or so of the conflict cannot be overstated.

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