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P-51 MUSTANG/44-13016
"Dove Of Peace"



       
Serial #: 44-13016
Construction #:
  111-36299
Civil Registration:
  VH-CVA
  N9002N
  N9200N
  Model(s):
  P-51D-20NT
Name: Dove Of Peace
Status: Airworthy
Last Info: 2006

History:
Delivered to RAAF as A68-674.
- BOC: July 4, 1975.
- SOC: December 1948.
Pearce Dunn/Warbirds Aviation Museum, Mildura, Victoria, 1966-1982.
- Recovered from farm, Benalla, Victoria, 1966.
- Stored dismantled.
Vince Thomas, Albury, New South Wales, 1982-1984.
- Registration VH-CVA reserved.
- Shipped to Shafter, CA for rebuild 1984-1987.
Steve Willman/King City Aviation Inc, King City, CA, December 1987.
- Registered as N9002N.
King City Aviation Inc, King City, CA, December 1987-1996.
- Registered as N9200N.
- Rebuilt to airworthy, 1990-1992.
- First flight, 1992.
Calvin Burgess/Spirit Wing Aviation, Guthrie, OK, October 1996-1997.
Spirit Wing Aviation, Edmond, OK, April 1997-2002.
- Registered as N5551D.
- Flown as 413016/LH-X/Dove Of Peace.
Ray Williams/U.S. Technology Holdings Inc., Canton, OH, 2002.
- Based at MAPS Air Museum, Akron-Canton Airport, OH.
- Flew as 413016/LH-X/Dove Of Peace.
Paul Besterveld, Camarillo, CA, 2004
Robert Broek, Wanaka, New Zealand, 2006

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.
MustangsMustangs.com, 2006.
  Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group, 2002

Research Assistance:

Pat Carry

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