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44-74009 N51KB "Ain't Missbehavin"
44-74009     N51KB
Wes Stowers / Billy Strickland
Birmingham AL
P-51 Survivor 44-74009 N51KB
Flying
NAA Type:

Serial #:

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

44-74009

N51KB
  N6323T
  N988C

History / Previous Identities:


1951: Jan 11, RCAF 9275
1957: Sep 17, RCAF SOC
1957: Feb 25, N6323T, James Defuria / Fred Ritts / Intercontinental Airways
1960: May 1, N988C, Aero Enterprises
1961: Jul 8, N988C, Suncoast Aviation, St. Petersburg FL
1962: Sep 29, N988C, A. Fasken, Midland TX
1963: May 1, N988C, Houston Aircraft Sales
1965: Apr 30, N988C, William Fiore, Clairton PA
1966: circa photo - white w/mid-tone Cavalierish stripes, N988C on side breaking stripe
1968: Feb 3, N988C, Frank Cannavo Jr, Lester PA
1969: Jun 26, N988C, Robert Shaver, Brigantine NJ
1977: Yellow stripes/checkers
1979: N988C, Bob Ferguson, Wellesley MA
2001: Sep 17, N51KB, Bill McGrath, Nantucket MA, re-named "Kat Bird" and some new paint detail work. Flies regularly out of Nantucket, Ma (ACK) which is 30 miles off shore. Bill keeps land in reach, but airport is right next to the water, "keeps you focused".
2006: N51KB, Jim Thompson
2010: N51KB, Wes Stowers / Billy Strickland, Birmingham AL

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