P-51 Mustang

Mustang engine reaches Sywell

The Packard Merlin engine and propeller from a P-51D Mustang have been donated to Sywell Aviation Museum for restoration and display

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Flying Bulls Display Team: hangar tour

Lured to Austria by an access-all-areas visit and the chance to fly with the Flying Bulls, Luke Bimm discovered a museum unlike any other

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Airworthy Mustang goes ‘home’ to Australia

Former RAAF North American P-51D Mustang 44-13016 (A68-674) has returned to Australia after being acquired by Doug Hamilton of Wangaratta, Victoria…

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The real story of how the Merlin came to power the Mustang

The Mustang and the Merlin. So right did the combination prove that they are now synonymous. But it was by no means always certain it would produce the long-range escort fighter which proved so influential in the European theatre. What was the reality behind the legend?

New owner sought for two-seat Mustang

North American TF-51 Mustang 44-63865 Tempus Fugit has been listed for sale in South Carolina.

Bottisham Airfield Museum P-51 unveiled

On June 18 the Bottisham Airfield Museum unveiled its freshly restored North American P-51D fibreglass replica, which previously hung from the ceiling in the American Air Museum at Duxford.

Huge warbird fleet finds new owner

The extensive Flying Heritage collection assembled by the late Paul Allen has been acquired by Steuart Walton, a director of US retail giant Walmart.

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How the ‘Duxford Eagles’ learned to love the Mustang

In late 1944, the men of the Duxford-based 78th Fighter Group faced a new challenge. Since 1943 they had run the gauntlet of German fighters and anti-aircraft fire in that tremendously dependable platform, the P-47 Thunderbolt. Now the ‘Duxford Eagles’ were converting to the P-51 Mustang — and some of them weren’t best pleased. With extracts from unit records, this is the story of the 78th’s transition

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Aeroplane meets Jim Beasley

The legal profession ran as a common thread between Jim Beasley father and son — but so did flying warbirds

FlyPast Picture of the Week

This week's Picture of the Week was submitted by Paul Webb