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A restored NACA P-51D Mustang in flight A restored NACA P-51D Mustang in flight

Photo Number: EC00-0277-4
Photo Date: September 15, 2000

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Description: The huge compass rose on Rogers Dry Lake formed a backdrop for a genuine NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) P-51D Mustang owned and flown by William C. Allmon during a visit to the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center in California's Mojave Desert Sept. 15, 2000 for a reunion of former NACA employees. The NACA was the forerunner of NASA.

NASA Photo by: Jim Ross

Keywords: P-51D Mustang; F-51 Mustang; North American Aircraft Company; NACA; National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics

Last Modified: February 6, 2002
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