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mustang

American for feral horse, also charitably described as a scrub-type of light horse varying a good deal in conformation. Any color, 14 to 15 hands high. Descended from the horses brought into Central America by Spanish conquistadores.
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The Fight in the Clouds: The Extra ordinary Combat Experience of P-51 Mustang Pilots During World War II.
Wings of Freedom Tour 2014 Authentically restored B-17, B-24 and P-51 aircraft will be on display.
Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots, commanded a legendary WWII P-51 Mustang and four Cessna Citation Mustangs to fly in formation over New York Harbor on October 20th and 21st to commemorate the legacy of wartime pilots.
Spectator Kim Fonda told how Jimmy Leeward, 74, jerked the Second World War P-51 Mustang away from the main crowd.
The dead included Mr Leeward, of Ocala, Florida, a veteran airman and movie stunt pilot, who named his P-51 Mustang fighter plane the "Galloping Ghost", said Mike Houghton, president and chief executive of Reno Air Races.
Bleeding The P-51 Mustang crashed into the edge of the grandstand at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada.
The craft, reported to be a P-51 Mustang, came down to the south west of RAF Duxford.
Building the P-51 Mustang: The Story of Manufacturing North American's Legendary World War II Fighter in Original Photos is an extraordinary, detailed chronicle of the invention and manufacture of one of the most popularly fascinating World War II aircraft.
Balzer, a retired aeronautical engineer, had unlimited access into Northrop's records to write this historical account of the XP-54, XP-55 and XP-56 "pusher fighters" which served as prototypes for the legendary World War II aircraft as the P-51 and P-47.
A Section: A retired pilot buzzed his P-51 Mustang over a crowd that had gathered in Danville, Calif.
The tragedy happened as the single-engined P-51 Mustangs clipped wings as they landed at the show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
The family particularly liked the ``Heritage Flight,'' a formation flight by a P-51 Mustang, an icon of World War II, and three modern jets -- the F-22A, the F-15E and the A-10, also known as the tank killer.