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42-103293 N251MX "Betty Jane"
42-103293     N251MX
Collings Foundation
New Smyrna Beach FL
P-51 Survivor 42-103293 N251MX
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P-51C-10NT
TP-51C

42-103293

N251MX
  N24177

History / Previous Identities:


2000: after John Muszala collects B/C parts for years, a deal with warbird collector Max Chapman was reached and this historic restoration began.
2002: restoration project, John Muszala Pacific Fighters, Idaho
First ever full dual-cockpit configuration, designate TP-51C
2003: June, N24177, Max Chapman
2004: May 5, first flight, paint to follow
2004: N251MX, Max Chapman, EAA Airventure Oshkosh - "Best P-51"

The only TP-51C in existence today 2004/5. Very detailed work by John Muszala as usual. The cockpit is something you have to see, a wonderful blend of original and new.

2005: Oshkosh Airventure flown by Ed Shipley
2006: New paint - 15th AF "Betty Jane", to match the other Chapman P-51s
2007: N251MX, Collings Foundation, On tour with the B-17, B-24 and B-25
2009: Very popular and flies regularly. You can fly the P-51!! Hang on to your last couple paychecks then come enjoy a historic flight.
2010: Still flying happy riders all around the US
2011: You can have the P-51C throttle, stick and adrenaline in your hands!
2016: under "deep" maintenance/restoration

87 Images of   42-103293   N251MX   "Betty Jane" on file
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  Image Credits:

  Brad Lauderback    
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
  Jim Harris    
  John Muszala   Pacific Fighters  
  Mark Carlisle   Mark Carlisle - Airliners.net  

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