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P-51 MUSTANG/42-103293

P-51 Mustang 42-103293WRG# 0010978

Serial #: 42-103293
Construction #:
  103-22730
Civil Registration:
  N24177
  N251MX
  Model(s):
  P-51C-10Mustang
  TP-51C Mustang
Name: Betty Jane
Status: Airworthy
Last Info: 2012

History:
John Muszala/Pacific Fighters, Idaho Falls, ID, 1998-2000.
- Restoration to airworthy started, Idaho Falls, ID, September 2000.
- I.D. based on airframe components of 43-103293which crahed in England in 1944.
- Parts salvaged from a dump at former USAAF base in England.
-- Parts from 103293used in the restoration of this aircraft.
Max Chapman, New York, NY, 2000-2003.
Max Chapman/Gardner Capital Management Corp, New York, NY, June 27, 2003-2004.
- Registered as N24177
Gardner Capital Management Corp, New York, NY, August 20, 2004-2008.
- Registered as N251MX.
- Configured to represent field miodified TP-51C.
- First flight, Idaho Falls, ID, May 5, 2004.
- Initially painted as P-51B/43-12193.
- Repainted as 2106511/CM-M/Betty Jane at Goderich, Ontario, July 2006.
- Flew as Betty Jane.
Collings Foundation, Stow, MA, 2007-2012.
- Flown as Betty Jane.

P-51 Mustang 42-103293WRG# 0010979

P-51 Mustang 42-103293WRG# 0010980

P-51 Mustang 42-103293WRG #0010981

Source(s):
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-5th Edition, 2008.
Federal Aviation Administration, 2012.
Photo Source(s):
Bill Scheuerman
Mark Silvestri.
Research Assistance:

None

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