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44-73463 CF-VPM
Michael Potter, Ottawa Canada
P-51 Survivor 44-73463 CF-VPM
Status: Flying
NAA Type: P-51D-25NA
Serial #: 44-73463
Registry: CF-VPM
.. past:   N351D (#2)
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History: 44-73463 CF-VPM

1947: Jun 07, RCAF 9575
1954: Sep 03, Stored RCAF 9575, no engine
1960: Sep 20, SOS, Crown Assets Disposal Corp
1957: outside storage until 1961, Carbarry, Manitoba Canada
1960: James Defuria / Intercontinental Airways, Canastota NY
1962: Shipped, via flatbed from Carbarry Canada to Elkhart IN.
1962?: sold as scrap metal, recovered, Leonard Tanner
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rep. owned by Whittington Bros, Budd Davidson, Fred Webster, Dr. Steve Schulke, Duane Egli
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1977: Richard Ransopher, Grapevine TX, stored in backyard of home
1982: restoration project with various parts
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1997: Bob Baker, Alva OK, Restoration work began.
Project shipped to Warbirds Inc. of Oklahoma City
(fuselage and wing restoration)
1999: Project moved to Alva, OK
Detailing/completion work by Bob Baker.
2000: N351D, Bob Baker, Alva OK, restored as "Oklahoma Miss"
2000: Jun 17, first flight by Skip Holm
2000: Unveiling at the EAA convention at Oshkosh, WI.
2001: EAA Oshkosh - Best P-51 Award. Congratulations Bob!
2005: sold, Michael Potter, Ottawa Canada
2006: new paint as Canadian P-51
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