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P-51 MUSTANG/44-74739
"Ole Yeller"


Serial #: 44-74739
Construction #:
  122-41279
Civil Registration:
  N8672E
  N151Q
  N51RH
  Model(s):
  P-51D Mustang
  Cavalier
Name: Ole Yeller
Status: Airworthy
Last info: 2002

History:
Delivered to Royal Canadian Air Force as 9297.
- BOC: March 16, 1951.
- SOC: May 14, 1959.
James H. Defuria/Intercontinental Airways, Conastota, NY, February 27, 1959-1960.
- Registered as N8672E.
Aero Enterprises, Elkhart, IN, June 18, 1960-1961.
Midwest Airways, Cincinatti, OH, May 10, 1961-1962.
- Convertered to Cavalier configuration by Trans Florida Aviation, April 1962.
Aerial Services Inc, London, OH, October 1962-1963.
- Registered as N151Q.
Valair Aircraft, Cincinatti, OH, May 23, 1963.
E.R. Cantrell/Angels Aviation, Zephyrhillis, FL, May 30, 1963-1964.
Space Systems Laboratory Inc, Melbourne, FL, July 3, 1964-1967.
Trans Florida Aviation Inc, Sarasota, FL, March 28, 1967.
Cavalier Aircraft Corp, Sarasota, FL, August 4, 1967-1971.
- Remanufactured as Cavalier, 1971.
Robert A. Hoover, North American Rockwell Corp, El Egundo, CA, May 8, 1971-1974.
- Registered as N51RH.
Robert A. Hoover/Rockwell International, El Segundo, CA, 1974-1985.
- Damaged by wing fire, Marysville, OH, September 8, 1984.
-- Repaired.
Robert A. Hoover/Evergreen International, Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 1986-1997.
- Flown in bright yellow "Ole Yeller" scheme.
John K. Bagley, Rexburg, ID, 1997-2002.
- Retained "Ole Yeller" scheme.
- Flown as race #47.


At the Gathering of Mustangs and Legends Kissimee FL April 1999.

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):
Caz Caswell.
Haward Cargill

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