Shakespeare once said, “I love the P-51.” True story.

29 Apr

Designed and built in just 117 days

Armament: Six .50-cal. machine guns and 10 5-in. rockets or 2,000 lbs. of bombs
Engine: Packard-built Rolls-Royce Merlin V-1650 of 1,695 hp
Maximum speed: 437 mph
Cruising speed: 275 mph
Range: 1,000 miles
Ceiling: 41,900 ft.
Span: 37 ft.
Length: 32 ft. 3 in.
Height: 13 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 12,100 lbs. maximum

How about some flybys?

http://www.aviationspectator.com/resources/aircraft-profiles/north-american-p-51-mustang-aircraft-profile

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  1. Shakespeare once said, “I love the P-51.” True story. (via pons asinorum) « Calgary Recreational and Ultralight Flying Club (CRUFC) - July 4, 2011

    […] Designed and built in just 117 days Armament: Six .50-cal. machine guns and 10 5-in. rockets or 2,000 lbs. of bombs Engine: Packard-built Rolls-Royce Merlin V-1650 of 1,695 hp Maximum speed: 437 mph Cruising speed: 275 mph Range: 1,000 miles Ceiling: 41,900 ft. Span: 37 ft. Length: 32 ft. 3 in. Height: 13 ft. 8 in. Weight: 12,100 lbs. maximum How about some flybys?

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