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44-73454 N2051D "This Is It"
44-73454     N2051D
Paul Besterveld
Corpus Christy TX
P-51 Survivor 44-73454 N2051D
Flying
NAA Type:
Conversion:

Serial #:

Registry:
.. past:
P-51D-25NA
Cavalier 2000

44-73454

N2051D
  N6172C

History / Previous Identities:


1963: N6172C, Ligonier Flying Service Inc, Ligonier IN
1966: N6172C, sale, Champion Developers Inc, Jacksonville, FL
1967: May 14, crashed, Jacksonville FL
1968: N2051D, sale, Cavalier Aircraft Corp., Sarasota FL, Cavalier conversion
1968: N2051D, sale, Rufus Applegarth, Plymoth Meeting PA
1972: N2051D, sale, John Schaufhausen, Spokane WA
1973: N2051D, sale, Richard Bach
1973: Sep 24, crash, ground-looped, Midland TX, Richard Bach - rebuilt to stock, Gordon Plaskett
1976: N2051D, sale, John Herlihy, Montara CA
1984: Apr 16, N2051D, sale, Richard Bjelland, Dairy OR
- Seen around some northern Cal. airshows
2007: airshow, Marysville CA Fly-In
2010: N2051D, sale, Paul Besterveld, Camarillo CA, restoration as polished "This is It" in Camarillo Ca.
2010: Nov, Engine runs soon, should be flying by 2011
2012: restoration-complete, polished blue noser "This is It!"
2013: moved, Corpus Christi TX
2013: Dec 19, N2051D, General Aircraft Services LLC

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