1955: Universal Studios, Hollywood, CA
1970: Ascher Ward, recovered from Universal Studios
Aircraft was completely restored at Aerosport in Chino.
1974: N44727, Elmer Ward, named "Poontang" for a while
1975: new paint as "Man O War"
2007: still flying and looking very nice! They really take care of this bird.
2007: Passing of long time owner Elmer Ward. He supplied many owners/builders of P-51 restorations with his parts/restoration business. He will be missed.
Ascher Ward and Elmer Ward are not related.