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44-84961 N7715C "Wee Willy II"
44-84961     N7715C
Steve Hinton
Chino CA
P-51 Survivor 44-84961 N7715C
Flying
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Serial #:
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Registry:
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P-51D-25NT

44-84961
44-73053

N7715C

History / Previous Identities:


1958: Feb, sold surplus McClellan AFB
1958: Feb, N7715C, Capitol Airways, Nashville TN
1964: July, sale, N7715C, Charles Willis / Frank Lynott / Charles Hall, Seattle WA
1964: Nov 21, crash, forced landing - loss of engine oil, Enumclaw WA
1964: N7715C, Charles Hall, San Diego CA, racer #5, green/grey with yellow rudder
1967: modified racer #5 "Miss RJ"
1971: July, sale, N7715C, Gunther Balz, Kalamazoo MI, more modifications, "Roto-Finish"
1973: October, sale, N7715C, John Sliker, Wadley GA
1974: Feb, sale, N7715C, Ed Browning, Idaho Falls ID, rebuilt highly modified racer, Griffon engine, contra-rotating 3-blade props #5 "Red Baron"
1979: world piston engine speed record of 499.08 mph
1979: Sep 16, crashed during race at Reno, aircraft destroyed, Steve Hinton suffered serious injuries
1980: N7715C, Richard Ransopher, Grapevine TX, wreck


1985: Sep 04, N7715C, Steve Hinton / Fighter Rebuilders, Chino CA, rebuild ex TNI-AU airframe as stock P-51,
"Wee Willy II", parts from 44-73053 adopted 44-84961

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  Mike Shelton    
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