North American P-51 Mustang: 1940 Onwards (all marks)

North American P-51 Mustang: 1940 Onwards (all marks)

by Jarrod Cotter
     
 

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The North American P-51 Mustang holds an important place in US aviation history as its finest fighter aircraft of all time. During the Second World War it was the only Allied fighter capable of flying to Berlin and back from Britain without refueling. Read about the Mustang's illustrious combat history and take a close-up look at how it is constructed. Discover

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Overview

The North American P-51 Mustang holds an important place in US aviation history as its finest fighter aircraft of all time. During the Second World War it was the only Allied fighter capable of flying to Berlin and back from Britain without refueling. Read about the Mustang's illustrious combat history and take a close-up look at how it is constructed. Discover what it takes to own and fly this classic fighter, and find out how engineers keep it airworthy. Centrepieces of this manual are co-author Maurice Hammond's Second World War-vintage Merlin-engine P-51Ds - Janie and Marinell.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857338594
Publisher:
Haynes Publishing UK
Publication date:
05/05/2016
Series:
Owners' Workshop Manual Series
Pages:
160

Meet the Author

Jarrod Cotter is deputy editor of FlyPast magazine. He is the co-author of Avro Lancaster Manual, and author of Living Lancasters for Sutton (2006).