44-63634, 44-85634a N351BD
" Big Beautiful Doll "
History / Previous Identities:
1944: Nov 29, accepted USAAF
1948: Swedish AF Fv26121
1955: possibly Nicaraguan GN 96
also rep. to GN 93 and N6165U
1963: N6149U - MACO Sales
1968: crashed Springfield IL, 4/21, gear up landing
44-84634 not a Swedish AF P-51! (GN 96 came from Sweden)
1955: rep. Nicaragua GN96 ( possibly #2)
1963: sold to US as N6165U, MACO Sales (Will Martin)
1978: Max Ramsay
1984: N51JV, Firebird Enterprises
1990: Ohio Assoc. Enterprises
GN 96 is from the Swedish AF , no ID known
44-63634 is Swedish AF Fv26121, known to go to FAN, rep. as GN 93
Gn 93 is rep. to be 44-72331, not 44-63634
Fv 26121 is not known to any other GN #.
44-84634 is not assoc. with a Swedish AF ID.
Reasonable to "assume" GN 96 as 44-63634, not 44-84634
19??: assumed id 44-85634 (not P-51 SN)
1992: N51ES, (Ed Shipley) restored Chino as "Big Beautiful Doll"
2003: April - sale to Mike Henningsen - N351BD
If you would like to see this beautiful P-51, come to EAA Airventure, the last week of July each year.
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