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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

Holocaust tour podcast now available

Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 01:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Free tickets available April 30 for "A Vietnam Veterans Tribute" Concert at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Wednesday April 23rd, 2014 12:43:53 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Ken LaRock)

Astronauts to make appearances during Space Fest at museum

Thursday April 17th, 2014 06:57:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Learn about Reconnaissance Satellite at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Tuesday April 15th, 2014 06:13:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Ken LaRock)

Volunteers honored for service at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Monday April 14th, 2014 02:34:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Winners announced for museum's national writing competition award

Thursday April 10th, 2014 07:17:16 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Summer Behind the Scenes Tour registration now open

Tuesday April 1st, 2014 02:15:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Student artwork to be exhibited at museum

Wednesday March 26th, 2014 02:00:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

Aerospace Camps focus on STEM learning

Tuesday March 4th, 2014 07:20:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Sarah Swan)

New Space Shuttle Exhibit to open Feb. 26 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Wednesday February 12th, 2014 02:51:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force's fourth building set to proceed

Friday January 17th, 2014 08:55:00 PM nationalmuseum.usaf@wpafb.af.mil (Rob Bardua)

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)