Video: Mustang vs. Spitfire

Recently posted to YouTube by AirShowStuffVideos is a video shot at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. The video, shot during the Saturday air show, compares two legends of World War II: A North American P-51C Mustang “Lope’s Hope 3rd,” piloted by Bernie Vasquez, and a Supermarine Spitfire MkIXc, “Half Stork,” piloted by Warren Pietsch. Recently posted […]

Born with aviation DNA

"Rifle has 'Aviation DNA' throughout his body and it shows," says Stallion 51's Lee Lauderback. That DNA culminated in Joe "Rifle" Shetterly's P-51 Mustang check-out.

P-51 flight prize in raffle

Stallion 51 is partnering with Mercy Flight Southeast to raffle off a chance to take control of a P-51 Mustang while helping the charity’s worthy mission. Mercy Flight Southeast’s network of more than 700 volunteer pilots provides free air transportation to life-saving medical appointments for people who otherwise could not get there. While pilots donate […]

Picture of the Day: Quick Silver

Frederick A. Johnsen — General Aviation News’ Of Wings & Things columnist and a warbird expert — sent in this photo of the P-51 Mustang “Quick Silver.” The photo was taken at SUN ‘n FUN 2018, where the aircraft flew several times, he reports. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of […]

Picture of the Day: Mustang reflections

With just about a month to go before this year’s SUN ‘n FUN kicks off, Jeffrey T. Jones sent in this photo of a P-51 at the 2017 SUN ‘n FUN. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of the Day? You can submit it via this form. All photos sent in […]

Wings of the North P-51 Mustang to lead Super Bowl fly-over

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Wings of the North Air Museum‘s Sierra Sue II P-51 Mustang will lead the U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight over U.S. Bank Stadium at Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4, 2018. Sierra Sue will be first in a diamond formation including two A-10 Thunderbolt IIs and an F-16 Fighting Falcon. […]