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by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom, North American P-51D Mustang

Warplanes of the Second World War preserved in the United Kingdom, 

North American P-51D Mustang  

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document North American P-51D Mustangs preserved in the United Kingdom.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these aircraft to provide and update the data on this website.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Warplane Survivors of the Second World War in the United Kingdom would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

Data current to 3 Dec 2018.

North American P-51D Mustangs preserved in the United Kingdom by aircraft type, serial number, registration number and location:

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-13521), “Marinell”, Reg. No. G-MRLL, Maurice Hammond, Hardwick, Norfolk.  Airworthy.

North American P-51D-10NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-13954), “Da Quake”.  This aircraft crashed on a beach near Bordeaux on 26 Aug 1944.  Reg. No. G-UAKE, Philip S. Warner, Coventry, Warwickshire.  Being restored.

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-14291), Phil G. Earthey.  Being restored.

North American P-51D-10NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-14574), “Little Zippie”.  This aircraft ditched off Clacton Pier on 13 1945.  It was recovered on 16 Aug 1987.  The fuselage is displayed in crash state.  East Essex Aviation Museum, Point Clear, Essex.

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

 (Julian Herzog Photo)

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

 (Oren Rozen Photo)

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-72035), “Tall in The Saddle”, Reg. No. G-SIJJ.  Painted with a red tail and spinner in the colours of the 99th Fighter Squadron, 332nd Fighter Group, USAAF.  Previously “Jumpin Jacques”.  Peter Teichman, Hangar 11 Collection, North Weald, Essex. Airworthy.

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-72181), Reg. No. G-CEBW, Dental Insurance Solutions, Norwich, Norfolk.

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photos)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-72216), 487th Fighter Squadron, 352nd Fighter Group, 8th Air Force.  Operated by Robert Lamplough, it is painted as "Miss L" for the film "Memphis Belle".  It was operated later by the Swedish Air Force (Serial No. 26116) and the Israeli Defence Force (Serial No. 2343). 

  (Adrian Pingstone Photo)

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

 (Airwolfhound Photo)

North American P-51D-20NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-72216), “Miss Helen”, Reg. No. G-BIXL, Robert Tyrrell, Abingdon. Airworthy.

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-73098), Reg. No. G-BMBA, Aces High Ltd, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Being restored.

 (Mike Freer - Touchdown-aviation Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-73149), 122-39608, RCAF (Serial No. 9568), “Moose”, (now repainted as “Ferocious Frankie”), Reg. No. G-BTCD, Old Flying Machine Co, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Airworthy.

 (Aldo Bidini Photos)

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

 (Peter Bakema Photos)

 (Tim Felce - Airwolfhound)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-73149), “Ferocious Frankie”, Reg. No. G-BTCD.  This Mustang is painted to represent the aircraft flown by Wallace E. Hopkins, 374th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group.  Previously with the Old Flying Machine Co, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. Airworthy.  This aircraft has been sold to a private collector in Turkey

 (ozz13x Photo)

 (Allen Watkin Photo)

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73415p), “Isabel III”, Royal Air Force Museum, RAF Cosford, EGWC, Shropshire.

 (RAF Photo)

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang Mk. IV (Serial No. TK589), Boscombe Down, July 1944.

 (Alan Wilson Photos)

 (Gerard van der Schaaf Photo)

 (Airwolfhound Photo)

 (bckthd Photo)

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73877), (Serial No. KH774), "The Shark", Reg. No. G-SHWN, Shaun Patrick, Sharkmouth Ltd, Goodwood.  Airworthy.

 (Gustav Gullberg Photo)

 (Florestan Photo)

 (Trabalninja Photo)

 (calflier001 Photo)

 (Tony Hisgett Photo)

North American P-51D-25NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-73979), ex-RCAF (Serial No. 9246), "Big Beautiful Doll", before being repainted as "Etta Jeanne II".  Imperial War Museum.

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 44-73979), ex-RCAF (Serial No. 9246), “Etta Jeanne II”, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth, London.

 (Roland Turner Photo)

  (Hugh Llewelyn Photo)

 (Aldo Bidini)

 (Alan Wilson Photo)

North American P-51D-30NA Mustang (Serial No. 44-74409), “Donald”, painted as (Serial No. 44-13317), Reg. No. N51RT, Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London.

North American F-6D-25NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-84786), "Lil Margaret", Reg. No. N51BS.

 (Tim Felce Photo)

 (Tony Hisgett Photo)

 (Alex Patrel Photo)

North American TF-51D-25NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-84847), previously "Contrary Mary", currently "Miss Velma", Reg. No. N251RJ, Reg. No. G-TFSI, Stephen Grey, The Fighter Collection, Duxford, Cambridgeshire.  Airworthy.  Built too late for the Second World War, this aircraft flew with the 45th Reconnaissance Squadron during the Korean War.  It was acquired by the fighter collection in 1999.  It is painted to represent "Miss Velma", flown by Captain Frank E. Birtciel of the 55th Fighter Group.  Airworthy.

 (Omono Photos)

North American P-51D-25NT Mustang (Serial No. 44-84952), "Sarah Jean", FF-330, Reg. No. N9857P, David Nock, Halfpenny Green, Wolverhampton.

 (Alan D R Brown Photo)

North American P-51D Mustang (Serial No. 45-11518), (414419), LH-F, “Janie”, Reg. No. G-MSTG, Maurice Hammond, Hardwick, Norfolk. Airworthy.

 (Peter Bakema Photo)

 (Andre Wadman Photo)

North American Mustang Mk. 22, RAAF (Serial No. A68-192), “Big Beautiful Doll”, Reg. No. G-HAEC, EZ-Z, Rob Davies, Woodchurch, Kent. Airworthy.  To Germany as D-FBBD, crashed at Duxford 10 July 2011.

 (RAF Photo)

North American P-51 Mustang Mk. III, coded QV-D.  Although there are no Mustsang IIIs preserved in the UK, many were flown by the RAF during the war.

 (IWM Photo)

North American P-51 Mustang Mk. III, RAF (Serial No. FX801).

 (RAF Photo)

North American Mustang Mk. III, RAF (Serial No. FX893).

 (RAF Photo)

North American Mustang Mk. III, RAF (Serial No. FX908), Hucknall, 1943.

 (IWM Photo)

North American Mustang Mk. III formation, RAF No. 19 Squadron over the UK, April 1944.

 (IWM Photo, ATP 13617C)

North American Mustang Mk. IVA, RAF (Serial No. KM219) in the United Kingdom, after assembly.  This aircraft was delivered as a P-51K-10-NT, USAAF (Serial No. 44-12342).  It was retired on 2 June 1947.