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44-72922 PH-VDF "Scat VII"
44-72922     PH-VDF
Jan van der Flier
Antwerp Belgium
P-51 Survivor 44-72922 PH-VDF
Flying
NAA Type:
Conversion:

Serial #:

Registry:
.. past:
P-51D-25NA
TF-51 restoration

44-72922

PH-VDF
  N7718C (#1)
  N18Y
  N6803T
  N557W
  N577WD
  N91JD
  N93TF

History / Previous Identities:


1944: 44-72922 WWII Vet:
434th FS, 479th FG, 8th AF "Scat VII" Maj. Robin Olds USAAF
1958: Feb 17, N7718C (#1), sale, Robert Fee, San Antonio TX
1958: May, N18Y, sale, Larry Sheerin, San Antonio TX
1958: Nov 20, N6803T, sale, Robin Eschauzier, Lackland AFB TX
1962: N577WD, sale, William Ownes, TX
1963: N577WD, sale, Space Systems Laboratory, Melbourne FL
1967: N577WD, sale, David Lindsay, Sarasota FL
1984: N577WD, sale, Gordon Plaskett, King City CA
1985: N91JD, sale, John Dilley / Fort Wayne Air Service, parts used in build of highly modified racer Vendetta
1991: Vendetta, fatal crash
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1991: N91JD, sale, Jim Shuttleworth, Huttington IN, rebuilt as TF-51D in Fort Wayne IN.
1993: N93TF, reg, Jim Shuttleworth, Huttington IN
1993: Jun 06, restoration, first flight, "Scat VII". This P-51 is painted as it was in 1944
2003: FEb 20, crashed, A tragic accident happened this day when Jim Shuttleworth was killed when the P-51 failed to recover from an apparent spin and impacted the ground inverted with gear extended. Shuttleworth was a well respected man of his community and will be missed.
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2005: N93TF, sale, Flight Management LLC, Seattle WA
2006: rebuild underway
2007: rebuild complete! and present at the GML
2009: N93TF, sale, Jan van der Flier, Belgium
2009: PH-VDF, reg, Jan van der Flier, Belgium

14 Images of   44-72922   PH-VDF   "Scat VII" on file
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