The P-51D Mustang is an iconic American aircraft of World War II, which also served in combat in Korea, actually began as a British aircraft.
Designed and flown in just 178 days in response to a British proposal for a fighter-bomber.
In 1942, the Mustang received the Rolls-Royce Merlin engine and the results were magic.
High altitude performance exceeded expectations, with the Merlin-powered Mustang topping 440 mph in tests.
The Mustang continued in service following World War II, operating as a fighter-bomber in Korea.
The Mustang is a popular air frame for air racing, and restored versions are a common sight at air shows.
This is the perfect as a gift for any aviation enthusiast and history buff!
Beautiful P-51D Mustang Single Seat Fighter Became A Famous World War II Fighter