The North American P-51 Mustang
P-51 Who?   Case # 3
44-74602     N3580     Closed
Solved by: Ed Grabel
P-51 Who 3
Case#: 3
Date: May 15 1998
By: Curtis Fowles
Photo: Gathering of Warbirds, mid 80's
Status: Closed
Serial: 44-74602
Registry: N3580
P-51 Who? Viewer Responses
Ed Grabel
05/21/1998 12:00
N3580, serial number 44-74602, Jack Hovey of Ione, CA.

This aircraft was originally sent to the RCAF as 9255, coded BA U. Sold as surplus in 1960, N6318T, later N35N, became a racer. It was painted black and named Mr. Choppers, race #3. It was then purchased in 1967 by Jack Hovey and registered N3580. Aircraft is based in Oakland, Ca and a regular at Reno as #2.

Case Closed!
P-51 Mustang

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