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P51 Mustang: An Icon of the Past, Present and Future

Few aviation aficionados are unfamiliar with the power and glory of the majestic P-51 Mustang. Often credited as the aircraft responsible for the Allied victory in WWII’s European Theater, the Mustang remains a legendary aircraft of the aviation fleet. Its durable design and rich history continue to inspire civilian and military aviators around the world. Radio Controlled P51 Mustang

For most people, purchasing $1,000,000 P-51 Mustang is way out of reach. So how do P-51 enthusiast fill the void of not being able to own the real plane itself? The answer is simple – radio control.  The radio controlled aircraft industry has evolved over the years to be affordable for all ages.  The scale P-51 models being built today have all the details of the real plane including the same number of rivets, nuts, bolts, and screws.

Many of these models include the unique Mustang engine sound, lights, interior instruments, paint schemes, and even a pilot with the proper helmet design. Below are a few photos of Mustangs; can you tell the difference between the real and the radio controlled planes?

P51planes.com was designed to layout the history of the North American P-51 Mustang so all enthusiasts would understand the importance of this infamous aircraft. We hope you enjoy your visit.

 

 

National Museum of the USAF - Top Stories

2014 National Museum of the USAF
National Museum of the USAF - Top Stories

Missile and Space Gallery to close temporarily for fourth building construction

Thursday November 13th, 2014 01:30:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

Museum R&D aircraft are topic of guest lecture

Tuesday November 4th, 2014 01:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Go behind the scenes at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Monday November 3rd, 2014 02:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Tickets available Nov. 6 for Holiday Concert at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Thursday October 30th, 2014 05:49:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Ken LaRock)

Museum announces fifth annual student writing competition

Tuesday October 28th, 2014 01:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Three new exhibits open in Southeast Asia War Gallery

Tuesday September 30th, 2014 01:10:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

World War I art exhibit to open Sept. 22 at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Tuesday September 9th, 2014 05:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

Museum to begin restoring massive Titan 4B rocket

Tuesday August 26th, 2014 06:15:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Newly restored World War II trainer now on display

Thursday August 7th, 2014 05:34:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force breaks ground on new fourth building

Wednesday June 4th, 2014 01:13:00 AM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

Museum's F-111 exhibit selected for Air Force Heritage Award

Thursday May 29th, 2014 01:07:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Hollywood helps Air Force connect with public

Wednesday June 12th, 2013 04:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Daughter of legendary fighter pilot visits National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Thursday July 15th, 2010 02:17:50 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)