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P-51 MUSTANG/44-72777



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Serial #: 44-72777
Construction #:
  122-39236
Civil Registration:
  N8064V
  N151D
  Model(s):
  P-51D-25NA Mustang
  Cavalier Mk. 2
Name: Sparky
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2008

History:
Delivered to U.S. Army Air Force as 44-72777.
- Assigned to 52nd FG/5th FS/15th AF.
- Flew as "Doc Watson"/MX-F.
Trans Florida Aviation, Sarasota, FL, August 28, 1959-1967.
- Assigned new serial number, 72-1537.
- Rebuilt as Cavalier Mk. 2.
Delivered to Indonesian AF as F-344, 1967-1978.
Stephen Johnson/Vanpac Carriers, Oakland, CA, 1978.
Al Letcher, Mojave, CA, July 16, 1979-1984.
- Registered as N8064V, April 1981.
- Rebuilt, Mojave, CA.
- First flight April 22, 1981.
- Flew as "Singapore Sally".
Steve Seghetti, Vacaville, CA/Klamath Falls, OR, April 14, 1984-2008.
- Registered as N151D.
- Rebuilt, Vacaville, 1984-1987.
- First flight April 23, 1987.
- Damaged in landing accident, Vacaville-Nut Tree Airport, CA 1994.
- Rebuilt, 1994.
- Used in movie "Tuskegee Airmen", 1995.
- Flown as 472777/"Sparky" (race #68).

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.
Federal Aviation Administration, www.faa.gov, 2008.
MustangsMustangs.com, 2002.
  Photo Source(s):
Chuck Gardner - Warbirds Resource Group
Bob Campbell

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