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Military Planes

Tuesday, November 1, 2005

Double Trouble

A tale of two P-51 Mustangs attracts a gathering of warbirds

double troubleThe P-51 Mustang is almost universally regarded as the best fighter to emerge from World War II. Talk to Bob Hoover, Chuck Yeager, Bud Anderson or any of a hundred other military test pilots, and they’ll tell you the airplane was nothing less than a stroke of genius when it was introduced in 1942.