1944: Manufactured NAA Plant Inglewood / CA.
No War activity. Stored by USAAF until 1950
1950: Nov 08, BOC, RCAF 9597
1959: Oct 15, SOC
1959: May 20, sale, Trans Florida Aviation, Sarasota FL
1960: Jan 06, N9150R, reg, Trans Florida Aviation, Sarasota FL
1960: Jul 29, N9150R, sale, E.D. Weiner, Los Angeles CA
1960: Dec 01, N1335, reg, E.D. Weiner, Los Angeles CA
1961: Oct 18, N1335, sale, Margaret/Frank Woodside, Lubbock TX
1962: Mar 12, N1335, sale, Aero Enterprises, Elkhart IN
1963: Feb 25, N1335, sale, John Barker, Indianapolis IN
1963: Mar 17, N1335, crashed, Indianapolis IN
1970: Nov 30, N1335, revoked, registration revoked for not filing activity report
1981: Bill Destefani, Bakersfield CA, wreck – rebuild started
1987: C-GJCJ (#2), Jerry Janes, Vancouver BC
1989: N151JP, sale, James Priebe, Findlay OH, “Glamorous Gal”
1993: N251HR, sale, Howard Ross, Chicago IL
2002: Jan, N251HR, sale, Robert Baranaskas, Northpoint NY
2011: Oct 15, N251HR, damaged, right landing gear collapsed on roll out. Damage to the right gear, right wing, prop, engine
2012: Jul 11, N51ZW, sale, Carl Patrick / CP Air LLC, Broomfield CO, Restoration at Midwest Aero as “Frances Dell”
2014, Oct 30, N51ZW, First flight with Midwest Aero Restaurations
2019: Jul, Award as best P-51 in Oshkosh – EAA- Airventure
2020: March, N51ZW, sold, Georg Raab, Germany
Lt. Clark Clemmons, 78th Fighter Group (1945)
The P-51D Mustang is presented in the colours of the „Frances Dell“ as the plane of Lt. Clark Clemmons, the 84th Fighter Squadron of the 78th Fighter Group.
The 78th Fighter Group in the 8th Air Force of the US Army with its „Checkerboard“ P51 Mustang was based at the legendary airfield RAF Duxford in Cambridgeshire / UK.
During World War II young men like Lt. Clark Clemmons or CO Lt. Col John D. Landers flew their missions throughout whole Europe from Duxford.