The North American Aviation P-51 Mustang was an American long-range, single-seat fighter and fighter-bomber used during World War II, the Korean War and other conflicts. The Mustang was conceived, designed and built by North American Aviation (NAA) in response to a specification issued directly to NAA by the British Purchasing Commission. The prototype NA-73X airframe was rolled out on 9 September 1940, 102 days after the contract was signed and, with an engine installed, first flew on 26 October. (From Wikipedia)
Taken from the ground during an air show in Kingman, Arizona.
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serp2000 (37421) 2013-11-26 8:28
Another interesting presentation of Mustang. Good tribute to Craig. I remember "my" MiG-15, for example.
Perfect details of the machine.
macjake (51264) 2013-11-26 10:33
my favorite fighter plane!
isn't she a beauty!
everything about the P-51 I truly admire.
Its great how in today's world they give them unique color schemes and they all seem to be a little bit different.
wonderful capture Eleu, I always check out what shutter speed you used too.
sharp and clear, well done.
Thanks for this photo, really made my day :)
ktanska (23874) 2013-11-26 12:07
A great American war time classic. A couple of years ago I had a pleasure to see a Mustang performing in my home town. Good that exposurure time was long enough to show some rotation on propeller.
Fis2 (81469) 2013-11-26 13:05
I love historic aircraft!
Beautiful Mustang !
Good frame and colors.
Have a nice evening.
jacquest (18073) 2013-11-27 7:47
This is a great capture of this beautiful plane with an original livery. Excellent colors and sharpness.