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44-73163 N51MR
Kempf Brothers, WA/CO
P-51 Survivor 44-73163 N51MR
Status: Restoration
NAA Type: P-51D-25NA
Serial #: 44-73163
Registry: N51MR
.. past:   N6300T
  N5151M
  N5151R
  P-51 Mustangs Survivors  
History: 44-73163 N51MR

1951: RCAF 9285, Feb 8 1951 -- Apr 29 1958
1955: damaged in RCAF service
1957: Feb 25, N6300T, import, James Defuria / Fred Ritts / Intercontinental Airways
1960: May 10, N6300T, sale, Aero Enterprises, Elkhart IN
1961: Jul 08, N6300T, sale, Suncoast Aviation, St. Petersburg FL
1961: Sep 28, N6300T, sale, Valair Aircraft Inc, Cincinnati OH
1962: Nov 06, N6300T, sale, Aero Enterprises, Elkhart IN
1964: Mar 04, N6300T, sale, Farnum Brown, Michigan City IN, Waterman Brown
1964: Mar 12, N6300T, sale, Aero Enterprises, Elkhart IN
1964: Mar 12, N6300T, sale, Robert Mitchem, Broomfield CO
1964: Apr 14, N6300T, sale, James Morton / Aero Enterprises, Elkhart IN
1964: Apr 25, N6300T, sale, D.K. Fesenmyer, Mount Pleasant MI
1965: May 21, N6300T, sale, Robert Pollock, Abbotstown PA
1966: Nov 17, N6300T, sale, Mickey Rupp, Mansfield OH
1967: Mar 29, N5151M, reserved, Mickey Rupp, Mansfield OH
1969: Apr 07, N5151R, reg, Mickey Rupp, Mansfield OH
1971: Feb 23, N5151R, transfer, Rupp Industries, Mansfield OH
1971: Oct 11, N51MR, reg, Rupp Industries, Mansfield OH, "Danny Boy"
1972: Dec 31, N51MR, transfer, Mickey Rupp, Mansfield OH
1973: Black civi paint, grey/red stripes
1974: Mar 02, N51MR, sale, Edward Messick, San Antonio TX, "Minute Man"
1982: Aug 31, N51MR, sale, Charles Knapp / Jackson McGoon Aircraft, Los Angeles CA
1989: Sep 02, N51MR, crashed, during takeoff, Santa Monica, CA
1990: Apr 12, N51MR, sale, Randall Kempf / Douglas Kempf, Fountain Hills AZ, restoration
2005: wings rebuilt at Odegaard Wings
2013: Feb 15, N51MR, transfer, Randall Kempf / Thomas Kempf / Douglas Kempf, Hot Springs NC
8 Images of   44-73163   N51MR   on file
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Image Credits:
  Dick Phillips   Warbird Images  
  Jesse Najera    
  Gerald Liang   courtesy Warbird Aero Press  
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
  Randall Kempf    
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