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45-11553 N51VF "Shangri-La"
Fiftyone Flight LLC, Montgomery TX
P-51 Survivor 45-11553 N51VF
Status: Flying
NAA Type: P-51D-30NT
Serial #: 45-11553
Transfered:
45-11571
Registry: N51VF
.. past:   N5414V
  N713DW
  N22DC
  N51T
  N51T (#1)
  N51TZ
  N5415V
  N38JC
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History: 45-11553 N51VF "Shangri-La"

1957: surplus, McClellan AFB Sacramento CA
1957: Sep 20, N5414V, surplus, R.D. Nesen, Oxnard CA, $879.79
1957: Dec 04, N5414V, sale, The Norman Larson Co, Van Nuys CA
1957: Dec 04, N5414V, sale, Oliver Hershman II, Canoga Park CA
1958: Jan 24, N5414V, inspection, TT 1440:35 hrs
1962: Jan 24, N5414V, sale, Richard Weaver, Van Nuys CA
1962: Feb 08, N713DW, reg, Richard Weaver, Van Nuys CA, racer #6, #15
1969: Sep 05, N713DW, sale, Thomas Neal / David Clinton, Pasadena CA
1970: Dec 24, N713DW, sale, David Clinton, Redondo Beach CA
1971: Feb 22, N22DC, reg, David Clinton, Redmond Beach CA
1971: Feb 22, N22DC, sale, P.M. Kamar / Kamar Inc, Gardena CA
1971: Sep 21, N22DC, airworthiness, Experimental - test installation of windscreen by Evans Plastics
1971: Oct 21, N22DC, sale, Anthony D'Alessandris, Reno NV
1972: Feb 11, N22DC, major-work, installed one-piece Evans Plastic windscreen
1972: Feb 29, N51T, airworthiness, Limited Category - reg listed as N51T, but not recorded w/ FAA until Dec 13
1972: Dec 13, N51T, reg, Anthony D'Alessandris, Reno NV
1977: Jun 10, N51TZ, reg, Anthony D'Alessandris, Reno NV, temp reg
1977: Oct 24, N5415V, reg, Anthony D'Alessandris, Reno NV,
D'Alessandris other P-51 (45-11571 N5415V) is now N51T, this P-51 (45-11553 N51T) is now N5415V - SWITCH
1978: Feb 14, N5415V, sale, Richard Smith, Bradbury CA
1988: Apr 15, N5415V, sale, RWR Development / Moreno Development / Barron Thomas Aviation Inc, Las Vegas NV
1989: incident, ground collision with Cessna
1990: Feb 03, N5415V, sale, Bill Rheinschild / Unlimited Air Racing Inc, Van Nuys CA, "Miss Fit" FF-553
1992: Dec 24, N5415V, sale, Jeff Clyman / NA-50 Inc, New York NY, restored - Rialto CA, "the Jacky C"
1993: May 12, N38JC, reg, Jeff Clyman / NA-50 Inc, New York NY
1993: Aug 05, N5415V, major-work, installed dual-controls and rear seat
1996: Feb 27, N38JC, sale, Mustang Air Inc
1996: Nov 26, N151GP, reg, Mustang Air Inc
1997: Jun 06, N151GP, sale, Charles Osborne / Blue Sky Aviation Inc, Streetman TX
1997: Jul 26, N51VF, reg, Charles Osborne / Blue Sky Aviation Inc, Sellersburg IN, "Shangri-La"
2008: Mar 10, N51VF, sale, Tom Harmon / TH-51 Inc, Springfield IL
2014: May 29, N51VF, sale, Fiftyone Flight LLC, Montgomery TX
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