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A-36A Apache/42-83738
P-51 Mustang
Serial #: 42-83738
Construction #: 97-15956
Civil Registration:
  N4607V
Model(s):
  A-36A Apache
Name: Baby Carmen
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2017
History:
Delivered to United States Army Air Force as 42-83738, 19??.
Stephen Petty, 1949.
- Registered as N4607V.
Hawthorne Flying Service, Jacksonville, FL, August 16, 1949-1950.
- Used for Pakistan AF pilot training contract.
Sidney Smith, Sheridan IL & Bradenton, FL, 1963-1972
Wings of Yesterday Air Museum, Santa Fe, NM, 1975-1979.
John R. Paul, Boise, ID, June 2, 1980-1990.
John R. Paul/Warhawk Air Museum, Caldwell ID, 1990-2001.
- Long-term restoration, Oakland, CA, 1985.
- Later moved to Caldwell the Nampa, ID.
Bob Collings/Collings Foundation, Stow, MA, 2001-2007.
- Restoration to airworthy as A-36A.
-- Parts restored at Brooksvile, FL, 2001.
-- Fuselage restored at New Smyrna Beach, FL, 2005-2006.
-- Mainplane restored at Cal Pacific Airmotive, Salinas, CA, 2006.
-- Fuselage mated with mainplane, Caldwell, ID, 2006.
-- Rolled out as 436819 at Caldwell, ID, 2008.
Collings Foundation, Stowe, MA, March 12, 2010-2017.
- Registered as N4607V.
- Restoration completed at American Aero Services, New Smyrna Beach, FL.
- First flight on June 13, 2012.
- Flown in USAAF scheme as J/Baby Carmen.

P-51 Mustang
Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan -Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff -Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
Walter Beachell
Dick Phillips/Warbird Images

Research Assistance:
John Terrell
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