This P-51C-10-NT Mustang is serial number 43-25147. Built in 1943, its wartime service is unclear but it served with the Israeli air force after World War II, before joining the Israeli civilian registry. It is painted in the colours and markings of “Princess Elizabeth”, the P-51B flown by Lt William Whisner, a future 5.5-victory ace…Continue reading P-51C “Princess Elizabeth”
These profiles were created for the book Squadrons! No. 16 – The North American Mitchell by Phil Listemann. 1. North American Mitchell Mk II FR141 “Ouwe Jongens”, No 320 (Dutch) Squadron, RAF Dunsfold, March 1944. Print available from Bravo Bravo Aviation. 2. North American Mitchell Mk II FR149 “Hollandsche Neuwe”, No 320 (Dutch) Squadron, RAF Dunsfold,…Continue reading North American Mitchells of No 320 (Dutch) Squadron
“Lady Lil” was a B-25J-22 flown by Lt Albert Beiga of the 498th BS, 345th BG.
1. B-25B 40-2242 and its crew belonged to the 95th Bomb Squadron of the 17th Bomb Group. Its crew was composed of pilot Capt. Edward J. York, copilot Lt. Robert G. Emmens, navigator Lt. Nolan A. Herndon, bombardier SSgt. Theodore H. Laban and engineer/gunner Sgt. David W. Pohl. The aircraft, the eighth to take off…Continue reading The North American B-25 Mitchell of the Doolittle raid (April 18, 1942)