After a landing accident in Arizona in July 2017, Spitfire Mk Vb JG891 was shipped to England and flew again on July 6. She is currently decorated as JK879, a No 249 Squadron aircraft flown from Malta by Flt Sgt John G. “Jack” Hughes (RCAF).
“Miss Velma” of The Fighter Collection is a P-51D-25-NT which was converted into a dual-control TF-51D but retained the original fin and rudder of the Mustang, instead of receiving the higher Cavalier type. It is painted in the colours of scheme of Capt Frank Birtciel’s P-51D 44-14561, Miss Velma, of the 55th Fighter Group. A…Continue reading The Fighter Collection’s P-51 Mustang “Miss Velma”