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44-73463 CF-VPM
44-73463     CF-VPM
Michael Potter
Ottawa Canada
P-51 Survivor 44-73463 CF-VPM
Flying
NAA Type:

Serial #:

Registry:
.. past:
P-51D-25NA

44-73463

CF-VPM
  N351D (#2)

History / Previous Identities:


1947: RCAF 9575, Jun 7 1947 -- Sep 20 1960
1960: James Defuria / Intercontinental Airways, Canastota NY
1957: outside storage until 1961
1962?: sold as scrap metal, recovered, Leonard Tanner
1977: Richard Ransopher
1982: restoration project with various parts
1997: Bob Baker, Alva OK, Restoration work began.
Project shipped to Warbirds Inc. of Oklahoma City
(fuselage and wing restoration)
1999: Project moved to Alva, OK
Detailing/completion work by Bob Baker.
2000: N351D, Bob Baker, Alva OK, restored as "Oklahoma Miss"
2000: Jun 17, first flight by Skip Holm
2000: Unveiling at the EAA convention at Oshkosh, WI.
2001: EAA Oshkosh - Best P-51 Award. Congratulations Bob!
2005: sold, Michael Potter, Ottawa Canada
2006: new paint as Canadian P-51

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  Bill Scheuerman    
  Curtis Fowles   MustangsMustangs  
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  Dave Hackett    
  Jerry Day    
  Jean-Pierre Bonin   webpage  
  Ray Barber    

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