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44-73704 N6168C "Weaver's Nude"
44-73704     N6168C
Michael Malcolm
Monterey CA
P-51 Survivor 44-73704 N6168C
Flying
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Registry:
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P-51D-25NA

44-73704

N6168C

History / Previous Identities:


1963: N6168C, Plauche Electric, Lake Charles LA
1970: Lefty Gardner, Mercedes TX - "Thunderbird" #25 - red/white/blue paint
1976: 1st Place in the Gold Unlimited Race at Reno
1994: Lewis Shaw, "FF-704"
1999: Lewis Shaw winner of Best P-51 at Sun N Fun, Lakeland, FL
2001: EAA Oshkosh - Preservation Award. Congratulations!
2007: At the GML with rockets and drop tanks
2011: May 6 - sold to Michael Malcolm, moved to Aspen Co
2011: Aug - full systems checkout at Dave Teeters in Salinas Ca
2011: Oct 13 - checked out and Flying again
2011: Oct 24 - landing incident at Hollister Ca. Left main collapsed, left wing tip damage and a prop strike. Repairs will be started right away - later changed to full restoration
2014: Nov 08, engine-runs, painted as 357th FG P-51 "Weaver's Nude"
2015: Mar 10, first-flight, Elliot Cross - test pilot
- congrats to Dave Teeters of Airmotive Specialties and owner Michael Malcolm
- she is beautiful - painted to honor Capt. Charles E. "Chuck" Weaver

30 Images of   44-73704   N6168C   "Weaver's Nude" on file
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  Image Credits:

  Airmotive Specialties Inc   Airmotive Specialties Inc  
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
  Dave Hackett    
  Emil Strasser   courtesy Warbird Aero Press  
  Gerald Liang   courtesy Warbird Aero Press  
  Joseph W Brown Jr.    
  Lefty Gardner    
  Michael Malcolm    
  Sid Roberts via Chris Luvara   Stick and Rudder Photo  

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