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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

2015 National Museum of the USAF
National Museum of the USAF - Top Stories

5K fun run, kid's race to take place during Space Fest

Tuesday February 24th, 2015 01:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Museum opens expanded Tuskegee Airmen exhibit

Tuesday February 10th, 2015 10:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Summer Aerospace Camp registration now open

Wednesday February 4th, 2015 01:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Free wireless Internet now available at museum

Monday February 2nd, 2015 04:16:52 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Learn about African American history at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Wednesday January 28th, 2015 03:59:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

New Tactical Air Control Party exhibit now on display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Friday January 23rd, 2015 08:30:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

Explore 'movie star' C-17, other aircraft interiors on museum app, virtual tour

Wednesday January 7th, 2015 03:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Interior of Douglas VC-118 "The Independence" to close temporarily

Tuesday December 16th, 2014 04:26:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

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 announces fifth annual student writing competition

Tuesday October 28th, 2014 01:00:00 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)