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45-11507 N921 "Cripes a Mighty 3rd"
45-11507     N921
Kermit Weeks
Polk City FL
P-51 Survivor 45-11507 N921
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P-51D-30NT

45-11507

N921
  ZK-CCG

History / Previous Identities:


1945: RNZAF put into storage upon arrival
1952: RNZAF activated as NZ2417
1955: RNZAF wfu Aug 11, stored Woodbourne AB
1958: Sold surplus, Ron Fechney, Canterbury NZ, Wings torched off for transportation.
1960: Ron Fechney / John MacDonald
1964: Aug 31, ZK-CCG, Ron Fechney / John MacDonald, Aylesbury
1964: Restored with parts from NZ2409 (45-11499)
1964: Nov 29, First flight, flew as the "Mobil Mustang" visiting shows around New Zealand
1968: storage till 1973
1974: flown to Christschurch for shipping to USA
1974: April, N921, shipped to USA, John Schafhausen, Spokane WA
1974: EAA Museum, Spokane WA
1975: airworthy, painted "Cripes A Mighty 3rd"
1978: Sep 01, N921, Gene Stocker, State College PA
1979: Jun, N921, Von Weeks Flugwerke Inc. / Kermit Weeks, Tamiami FL, storage
1982: start complete restoration
1983: Jan 13, reg, N921, Weeks Air Museum, Tamiami FL
1992: hurricane damage, repaired '93/94 in Salinas, CA, at Cal Pacific Airmotive / Art Teeters
1999: Restoration finished, flew in Feb.99
1999: Oshkosh Champion

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