This airplane was manufactured by North American
Aviation during World War Two. The plane took only 90 days to design and became
the worlds fastest propeller airplane, ever, setting all of the low altitude
speed records for propeller driven airplanes even today. There are
many of these airplanes still flying today at air shows everywhere.
This plane is also a favorite at the Reno Air Races at Stead Field just
north of Reno Nevada. Many Warbirds race at Reno's Stead Field every September
and if you're looking for a maximum excitement air show, this is where you need
The P-51 is 32' 3" long, 13' 8" high, and a wingspan of 37'. The Mustang
weighs 7000 lbs empty and has a max weight of 12100 lbs. It used
two different types of engines, the Allison V-12 and the more powerful Rolls Royce Merlin
V-12 which produced 1650 hp. The racing planes, by contrast, pump out
over 4500 hp. The P-51 mustang had a max speed of 437 mph and a cruise
speed of 275 mph. The P-82 was a twin fuselage version of the P-51,
with two engines.
These P-51 Movies, Videos & DVD Movies will show the real capabilities of the
There are many versions of this plane, these
specs cover only one version.