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P-51 MUSTANG/43-6178
P-51 Mustang 43-6178
Serial #: 43-6178
Construction #: 99-22281
Civil Registration:
  N8647E
  N51KW
Model(s):
  P-51A-10NA Mustang
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2017
Delivered to United States Army Air Force as 43-6178, 19??.
Harry McCandless & Ben Widfelt, circa 1950-1952.
- Withdrawn from use, placed in open storage, Council Bluffs, IA, 1949-1954.
Walter E. Erickson, Minneapolis, MN, 1953-1978.
- Registered as N8647E, 1963.
- Stored.
Kermit A. Weeks, Tamiami, FL, 1981-1984.
Kermit Weeks/Weeks Air Museum, Polk City, FL, December 1984-1999.
- Registered as N51KW.
- Stored dismantled & unrestored, Tamimai, FL, 1984-1992.
-- Damaged by Hurrican Andrew, August 24, 1992.
- Under repair/restoration to airworthy, Salinas, CA, 1998-2001.
Kermit Weeks/Fantasy Of Flight, Polk City, FL, 1999-2017.
- Under restoration to fly at Cal Pacific Airmotive, Salinas, California 1998-2017.
- Fuselage/Wings in advanced stage of completion 2016.
- To be completed as an early production cannon-equipped P-51.
- Intended to be marked as 111th TRS "Snoopers".
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.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-6th Edition, 2013.
Federal Aviation Administration.
Photo Source(s):
None

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