ONE MAN AND HIS MUSTANG

British air racing and airshows hadn’t seen anything like it: a P-51D Mustang howling through the skies. Fifty years on from his record-breaking King’s Cup triumph, Sir Charles Masefield remembers his time with the UK’s first American warbird

Charles Masefield with P-51D N6356T during its debut summer of UK air displays and air races, 50 years ago.
VIA SIR CHARLES MASEFIELD
Fast-forward 50 years: Sir Charles at home with some of his racing trophies and memorabilia.
BEN DUNNELL

CHARLES MASEFIELD’S MUSTANG

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