P-51

The real secret behind P-51B/C/D Mustang range

The real secret behind P-51B/C/D Mustang range

The P-51 Mustang Controlling the air proved key to controlling the ground. The long-range P-51 Mustang fighter was invaluable to… Read More

3 months ago

The “Seahorse:” the P-51D Carrier Testing and why the Mustang was found unsuited for service aboard US Navy flat tops

A modern aircraft carrier By the 1920s, the quest for a modern aircraft carrier was underway in three powerful countries,… Read More

4 months ago

When Allied POWs at Stalag Luft III saw a Me 262 flying above the camp were so shocked they feared Germany could still win War World II

The Messerschmitt Me 262 Nicknamed Schwalbe (Swallow), the Messerschmitt Me 262 surpassed the performance of every other World War II… Read More

6 months ago

Mustang Vs Mustang: here’s why Pilots Preferred the P-51B/C “Razorback” while the Brass Preferred the P-51D “Bubbletop”

Between the P-51B/C ”Razorback” or the long-ranged P-51D, the P-51B Razorback was faster and flew straighter/smoother with the smooth-back fuselage… Read More

11 months ago

The story of Major George E. Preddy, the most successful P-51 Mustang Pilot of all time that was Killed In Action in a Tragic Case of Friendly Fire on Christmas Day 1944

With a final official score of 26.833 aerial victories, Major George E. Preddy remains the most successful P-51 Mustang pilot… Read More

2 years ago

The day Allied POWs at Stalag Luft III saw a Luftwaffe Me 262 flying above the camp were so shocked they feared Germany could still win War World II

The gun turret operators among the prisoners said that there was no way they could rotate their turrets fast enough… Read More

3 years ago

Here’s the real secret behind P-51B/C/D Mustang’s range

Possessing excellent range and maneuverability, the P-51 Mustang operated primarily as a long-range escort fighter. The P-51 Mustang was among… Read More

3 years ago

The story of James Howard, the P-51 Mustang pilot who fought alone, for 30 minutes against Luftwaffe fighters to protect B-17 bombers egressing from skies over Germany

Howard engaged the enemy for 30 minutes while flying above the target area, downing three and damaging a fourth to… Read More

4 years ago

Capt Jerry Yellin, WW II Fighter Pilot to fly last Combat Mission in August 1945 and PTSD Advocate, laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery

Although his flying career was short, Capt Jerry Yellin witnessed more turmoil than any human being should ever have to… Read More

5 years ago

This is what’s like performing aerobatic maneuvers in the legendary P-51 Mustang

Performing aerobatic maneuvers in the legendary P-51 Mustang If you ever wondered what it is like learning to fly the… Read More

8 years ago