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44-72339 N251JC "The Brat III"
Cavanaugh Flight Mus., Dallas TX
P-51 Survivor 44-72339 N251JC
Status: Flying
NAA Type: P-51D-20NA
Serial #: 44-72339
Registry: N251JC
.. past:   N51EH
  N51JC
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History: 44-72339 N251JC "The Brat III"

1945: Jan 07, Del. USAAF 8th AF Command
Flown by Lt Hjalmar Johnsen, 401st FS, 370th FG, 9th Air Force
(thanks to Ed Kettler, museum volunteer for above info)

1947: Swedish AF Fv26115 F4 coded bK
1952: Dominicana FAD 1918
1984: May 19, Johnson Aviation, Miami FL
1984: Sep, Elmo Hahn, Muskegon MI, return to U.S.
1985: Nov, N51EH, Elmo Hahn, Muskegon MI
1991: N251JC, James Cavanaugh / Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Addison TX
2001: Jan, N51JC (#2), James Cavanaugh / Cavanaugh Flight Museum, Addison TX
2008: Aug 21, N51JC, Cavanaugh Air LLC, Addison TX
2009: Restoration at Ezell Aviation
2011: June 23 - flying as The Brat III assigned to the 9th Air Force, 370th Fighter Group, 401st Fighter Squadron, and was flown by Lt. Hjalmar Johnsen
2013: Sep - blown engine, off field landing on dirt road by Chuck Gardner. Both pilot and P-51 are safe. Great flying Chuck.
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