NA124-48279, 45-11526, VH-FST (painted as 44-72505/66)
P-51D-20, 44-72505, "The Flying Undertaker" of Maj William Shomo, CO of the 82nd trS, 71st trG, Binmaley, February-April, 1945
Serial #: 45-11526 Construction #: ?
Civilian Registration: VH-FST
Name: The Flying Undertaker
Status: Airworthy Last Info: 2002
History: John Sievers Clovis, CA, 1980-1999.
- Composite restoration. -- Based on TNI-AU airframe.
- Restoration started.
Bill Wylie/Wylie Aviation, Perth, Australia, Aug. 12, 1999-2002.
- Registered as VH-FST.
- Restoration completed by Rob Poynton/Panama Jacks, Australia.
Hi, "The Flying Undertaker" made her debut at Termora Aviation Museum flying day on Friday, 9th June 2006. Photographs may be seen @ www.planeimages.smugmug.com gallery entitled "Temora 9.6.06". She looked great and sounded wonderful. Peter
Construction number: 124-48279