" Precious Metal "
History / Previous Identities:
1987: P-51XR N6WJ Griffon engine racer created - showed at Reno '88
crashed at Reno -named "Precious Metal" like 44-73518
Many thought N5483V was N6WJ, but just the tail section was used.
1995: P-51XR N6WJ returned to Reno, placed 1st in Silver
Did not race for many years.
2000: sale to Ron Buccarelli
2001: return to the Reno Air Races (races canceled after 9-11-01)
2011: Sold to Thom Richard, brought to PRS June 2011
Images of 44-88a N6WJ " Precious Metal "
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