1945: 12th AF, WWII Vet, shipped home and served with various ANG units
1957: sold surplus for $755.00 !
1963: N5427V, Robert Fulton, Newton CT
1983: N5427V, Gordon Plaskett, King City CA, restoration
1985: N5427V, Anthony Buechler, Waukesha WI
2006: Mr. Buechler has flown this P-51 for over 2000 hours in the last 21 years!
It has never been raced or wrecked. It is on its third engine now and going strong with a set of Roush pistons. You can find Mr. Buechler at most EAA Airventure shows at Oshkosh WI, during the last week of July
2011: extensive annual
2019: Oct 10, Anthony Buechler passed away at age 67. Tom Poberezny: "Tony was a unique person; compassionate and generous with his time, using his airplane for a wide range of activities including philanthropic purposes," Tom said. "Everything Tony did was to the highest standards, never compromising professionalism and perfection as a doctor, a pilot, and an aircraft owner."
2020: Mar 24, N5427V, reg, Kristine Buechler Trustee