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45-11507 N921 "Cripes a Mighty 3rd"
Kermit Weeks, Polk City FL
P-51 Survivor 45-11507 N921
Status: Flying
NAA Type: P-51D-30NT
Serial #: 45-11507
Registry: N921
.. past:   ZK-CCG
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History: 45-11507 N921 "Cripes a Mighty 3rd"

1945: RNZAF put into storage upon arrival
1952: RNZAF activated as NZ2417
1955: RNZAF wfu Aug 11, stored Woodbourne AB
1958: Sold surplus, Ron Fechney, Canterbury NZ, Wings torched off for transportation.
1960: Ron Fechney / John MacDonald
1964: Aug 31, ZK-CCG, Ron Fechney / John MacDonald, Aylesbury
1964: Restored with parts from NZ2409 (45-11499)
1964: Nov 29, First flight, flew as the "Mobil Mustang" visiting shows around New Zealand
1968: storage till 1973
1974: flown to Christschurch for shipping to USA
1974: April, N921, shipped to USA, John Schafhausen, Spokane WA
1974: EAA Museum, Spokane WA
1975: airworthy, painted "Cripes A Mighty 3rd"
1978: Sep 01, N921, Gene Stocker, State College PA
1979: Jun, N921, Von Weeks Flugwerke Inc. / Kermit Weeks, Tamiami FL, storage
1982: start complete restoration
1983: Jan 13, reg, N921, Weeks Air Museum, Tamiami FL
1992: hurricane damage, repaired '93/94 in Salinas, CA, at Cal Pacific Airmotive / Art Teeters
1999: Restoration finished, flew in Feb.99
1999: Oshkosh Champion
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Image Credits:
  Jim Koepnick   EAA  
  Norm Shea    
  Bill Scheuerman    
  Sid Roberts via Chris Luvara   Stick and Rudder Photo  
  Greg MacDonald    
  Floyd Fowles    
  Steve Darke   Steve Darke  
  Bob Groenendijk   Airliners.net  
  Derek Heley    
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
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