P-51 Mustang Survivors
P-51 Mustang Survivors
44-73079 N451EA "Primo Branco"
Half Moon Bay, Ca
History / Previous Identities:
1958: Feb 17, 44-73079, Bud Marquis / Airplane Crop Dusting, Marysville CA
1962: Jan 27, Charles O'Hanlon, San Jose CA
1962: Mar 5, N7716C, Charles O'Hanlon
1963: Apr 1, N7716C, Joseph D'Angelo, Campbell CA
1963: Dec 28, N7716C, Growers Frozen Foods, Salinas CA
1963: Dec 30, N576GF, Growers Frozen Foods
1964: May 27, Merlin and prop work done at Trans Florida Aviation, Sarasota FL
1969: Apr 28, N576GF, Aviation Center Inc., San Jose CA
1969: May 06, N576GF, Jerry Brassfield, San Jose CA
1971: Sep 10, N576GF, Jerry Brassfield / Golden Products Inc, Santa Clara CA, Race #9 "Golden Products" - yellow/orange w/ black stripes
1971: Dec 04, N576GF, Jerry Brassfield, Santa Clara CA
1973: Dec 10, N576GF, Robert J Love / Pacific Military Museum, San Jose CA, Race #97 "Oogahonk Special", silver
1977: Jan 28, N576GF, Experimental Aircraft Association / EAA, Hales Corners WI
1979: Jul 11, N576GF, Robert J Love, San Jose CA, painted white with left side nose art: "Bernies Bo", "Illegitimatus Non Carborundum" and right side: "Jolly Roger"
1989: Mar 17, N576GF, Charles Love, Santa Cruz CA, heir to Bob Love
1989: May 09, N576GF, Bernice Love, San Jose CA
1988: Dec 06, N576GF, Russell Francis, South Lake Tahoe CA (1988 not typo)
1989: Jun 07, N151BL, Russell Francis
1991: Mar 21, N151BL, Bill Dause, Wellington UT, Lodi CA
2006: landing accident at Lodi, repairs started
2008: Jun 09, N151BL, Dream Machines LLC / Ryan Costo / Greg Costo, Granite Bay / Roseville CA, ferried to Salinas, Ca. by Dan Martin then dismantled. Some parts to AZ for restoration, some parts staying in Salinas
2009: Sep 22, Bank of America, repossessed, restoration on hold
2010: May 19, N151BL, Eddie Andreini Airshows Inc, Half Moon Bay CA, restoration to be completed by Dave Teeters in Salinas CA
2011: Jun 22, N451EA, Eddie Andreini, Half Moon Bay CA
2011: Aug, P-51 on its gear looking great and getting close to completion.
2011: Aug 15, first flight with Dan Martin as pilot. Eddie Andreini will take the controls after another test flight. Congrats to Eddie Andreini, Dave Teeters and his crew.
2011: Aug 16, 2nd test flight by Dan Martin with Dave Teeters in the rear seat. After that, proud new owner Eddie Andreini put on his flight suit, helmet and climbed inside. Eddie has been flying his Yak in top notch airshow displays for years now and has flown P-51s before. After a briefing from Dave and Dan, Andreini started her up and took to the cool Salinas air like a pro. The marine layer was coming in as he landed, just like at Half Moon Bay. Congrats to Eddie!
2014: May 04, Sad to report that Eddie Andrieni was killed in his Stearman during an inverted ribbon-cut pass performing at the Travis AFB Open House. What a great guy. Blue Skies Eddie Andreini.
2016: May 26, N451EA, reg, Linda Andreini, Half Moon Bay CA
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