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44-72339 N251JC "The Brat III"
44-72339     N251JC
Cavanaugh Flight Mus.
Dallas TX
P-51 Survivor 44-72339 N251JC
Flying
NAA Type:

Serial #:

Registry:
.. past:
P-51D-20NA

44-72339

N251JC
  N51EH
  N51JC

History / Previous Identities:


1945: Jan 07, Del. USAAF 8th AF Command
Flown by Lt Hjalmar Johnsen, 401st FS, 370th FG, 9th Air Force
(thanks to Ed Kettler, museum volunteer for above info)

1947: Swedish AF Fv26115 F4 coded bK
1952: Dominicana FAD 1918
1984: May 19, Johnson Aviation, Miami FL
1984: Sep, Elmo Hahn, Muskegon MI, return to U.S.
1985: Nov, N51EH, Elmo Hahn, Muskegon MI
1991: N251JC, James Cavanaugh / Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Addison TX
2001: Jan, N51JC (#2), James Cavanaugh / Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Addison TX
2008: Aug 21, N51JC, Cavanaugh Air LLC, Addison TX
2009: Restoration at Ezell Aviation
2011: June 23 - flying as The Brat III assigned to the 9th Air Force, 370th Fighter Group, 401st Fighter Squadron, and was flown by Lt. Hjalmar Johnsen
2013: Sep - blown engine, off field landing on dirt road by Chuck Gardner. Both pilot and P-51 are safe. Great flying Chuck.

12 Images of   44-72339   N251JC   "The Brat III" on file
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  Scott Calpino    
  Scott Slocum   My Bombshells  

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