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P-51 MUSTANG/44-73142


At Fox-51, October 1987.

Serial #: 44-73142
Construction #:
  122-39601
Civil Registration:
  N6173C
  N51PW
  N51VP
  N51BK
  N551TB
  Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last Info: 2002

History:
Michael T. Loening, Salmon, ID, 1963-1964.
- Registered as N6173C.
Westair Co, Westminster, CO, 1966.
Vernon S. Peterson, Valley View, TX, 1968-1978.
- Registered as N51PW, April 1978.
- Registered as N51VP, 19??.
Universal Life Church, TX, 1983-1984.
J. Bradford Enterprises, Prescott, AZ, 1987-1989.
- Crashed on take-off, Denton, TX, September 6, 1989.
-- Peterson killed.
Bruce C. Morehouse, Denton, TX, July 1991-2000.
- Registered as N51BK.
- Restoration to airworthy started.
Tony Banta/Banta Aviation Corp, Livermore, CA, May 18, 2001-2002.
Banta Aviation Corp, Livermore, CA, January 2002.
- Registered as N551TB.
- Restoration continued.

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):
Unknown

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