Mustang Research Project
P-51D at NMUSAF
Magazine Articles and Photos:
“War Horse with a Kick” Ad for Fafnir Ball Bearings, showing an early P-51 in flight Aviation December 1943 p.294
“Long-Range Mustang – Credit for the Latest U.S. Fighter Goes to British Air Ministry” Flight January 27, 1944 p.91 Includes two photos of P-51Ds.
“Civilianised Mustang” Air Pictorial February 1960 p.43 One photo of Mustang N156C.
Photos(2): Mustangs VH-UWB and VH-FCB Air Pictorial April 1962 p.120
Bo Widfeldt “Swedish Mustangs” Air Pictorial November 1966 p.426 Four photos (including P-51B 43-6365) and a list of serials.
Warren E. Thompson “Yellow Scorpions” (530th FBS in CBI) Combat Aircraft May 1998 p.476-481 11 photos
“Cavalier Offers Turboprop P-51 to TAC” Aviation Week & Space Technology October 21, 1968 p.69-73 4 photos
Photo: USS Altahama with P-51s as deck cargo Naval Aviation News July 1972 p.38
Martin Oliver “Mustangs Supreme, Pt.2” Air Classics July 1972 Includes photos of P-51D cockpits, two-seater P-51 with radar antenna on wing, P-51B two-seater for Eisenhower, and P-51D N6303T
Photo: P-51D 44-72400 / N13Y Air Classics May 1973 p.68
Photo: P-51 G-PSID FlyPast May 1987 / No 70 p.5
Photo: Mustang I AG357 with underwing rockets Aeroplane Monthly July 1987 p.360
Photo: P-51D NL55JL Cloud Dancer FlyPast No.78 p.49
“PAM P-51” FlyPast No.78 / January 1988 Recovery of the remains of Mustang III FX931 by the Pennine Aviation Museum.
“Type Report: Mustangs” FlyPast No.78 / January 1988 p.37-38. A rundown of Mustang warbirds in the UK at the time. Five photos, including P-51D G-BIXL, Israeli P-51Ds being offloaded in the 1970s, “Cripes A’Mighty 3rd”, CAC-18 Mustang G-HAEC in markings for the film “Empire of the Sun”, and N51J of the Fighter Collection.
Tim Campbell “Making a Warbird video” Several images of warbird Mustangs. Warbirds International July/August 1988.
“Mustang Magnificence” Warbirds International Nov/Dec 1989 Includes a large 2-page photo spread of Petie 2nd / NL314BG.
Photos (3): Preserved Philippine Air Force F-51D. Warbirds International July/August 1989 p.13
Photo: “Korean Mustang” FlyPast September 1998 p.28
“Queensland Mustang” CAC-18 restoration. FlyPast October 1998 p.23
“Mustang Destroyed!” F-AZFI crash. FlyPast October 1998 p.26
“Swiss Mustang Crash” Loss of HB-REW FlyPast December 1998 p.12 One photo.
Photo: P-51D Hurry Home Honey / NL3751D Warbirds International October 2000 p.10
“The Way They Were: ANG Mustangs” Photo report on postwar F-51Ds. Warbirds International October 2000 p.34-35
“Scratched Off Command” Aeroplane September 2004 p.24-29. Details the midair collision of an RAF Mustang IVA with an American P-51B. Several photos, one large color artwork.
1/72 scale views, with markings, of an RAF Mustang IIIB. Airfix Magazine October 1966 p.55
Ken Brill “Pacific Escort” Scale Modeler October 1979. Building the Monogram 1/48 scale P-51D as a 21st Fighter Group aircraft.
“Workbench Reviews: Red Baron “Michelob Light” RB-51 in 1/72 scale from High Planes Models” FineScale Modeler April 2005 p.64-65.
Alfonso Martinez Berlana “CBI Mustang” FineScale Modeler May 2005, p.50-51. Building the Accurate Miniatures P-51A as an Air Commando aircraft in the China-Burma-India theater.
Chris Wauchop “Dallas Pony” Military Illustrated Modeller July 2012, p.36-43 A very detailed look at building the 1:32 scale Tamiya P-51D.
Preview: P-51D in 1/32 from Zoukie-Mura Model Airplane International October 2012
The Encyclopedia of Aircraft of WWII. General Editor, Paul Eden
Highlights: Photo: The RAF’s sole A-36
Color 3-view, P-51C Ina the Macon Belle of the Tuskegee Airmen’s Buddy Archer
Profile: P-51K Nooky Booky IV of Captain “Kit” Carson, 362nd FS
3-view Mustang Mk.I AM101 of No.226 Squadron
Profiles: A-36A Pat 42-83803, 522nd FBS, A-36A 42-83901 Dorothy Helen 524th FBS, Mustang Mk.III FZ149 of No.306 Squadron – Fly. Sgt W. Nowoczyn, top Mustang V-1 killer.