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P-51 MUSTANG/44-73254

P-51 Mustang/44-73254 WRG #: 0021332

Serial #: 44-73254
Construction #:
  122-39713
Civil Registration:
  N6328T
  Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
Name: Louisianna Kid
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2013

History:
Delivered to Royal Canadian Air Force as 9571.
- BOC: June 7, 1947.
- SOC: September 20, 1960.
James H. Defuria & Fred J. Ritts/Intercontinental Airways, Canastota, NY, February 25, 1957-1960.
- Registered as N6328T.
- Stored in military configuration, Carberry, Manitoba, 1957-1961.
Aero Enterprises, Elkhart, IN, May 10, 1960-1961.
- Ferried Carberry-Elkhart, 1961.
Clifford C. Pettit, Ligonier, IN, October 3, 1961-1963.
- Crashed and destroyed, Crumstown, IN, May 31, 1963.
ID transferred to unknown airframe for rebuild.
A.C. Lofgren, Battle Creek, MI, June 6, 1972.
Donald R. Weber, Baton Rouge, LA, August 15, 1974-2002.
- Restored to airworthy, 1974-1978.
- First flight, January 1978.
- Flown as Buster.
Wilhelm Heinz, Albstadt Degerfeld EDSA, Germany, December 2012-2013.
- Disassembled and shipped to Germany, January-February 2013.
- Reassembled, first flight May 1, 2013.
- Flown as Louisianna Kid.

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.
Photo Source(s):
Frank Heinz

Research Assistance:

Frank Heinz

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