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P-51 Mustang in Hahweide Vintage Air Show 2011

P-51 Mustang in Hahweide Vintage Air Show 2011
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Uploaded: Jun 29, 2015
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The North American P-51 Mustang is a single-seat, long-range and fighter-bomber aircraft from the United States, manufactured by North American Aviation. The P-51 Mustang was one of the most effective aircraft of World War II, it was the first U.S built fighter aircraft to push its nose over Europe after the fall of France. The maiden flight of the P-51 Mustang was on the 26th of October 1940 and it went into service in 1942.Primary users were the United States Army Air Forces, Royal Air Force and the Chinese Nationalist Air Force. There were more than 15,000 P-51 Mustang produced. The P-51 Mustang retired from its military service in 1984. Cost per unit was around approx. 50,985 USD in 1945.

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