North American P-51 Mustang D ‘The Shark’
Engine: Packard Merlin V12 - V-1650-7. The engine has flown 105 hours since overhaul by Eye Tech Engineering Ltd.
Propeller: The propeller has flown 105 hours since new. The propeller was built by Hope Aero.
Airframe: The airframe has flown a total of 1562 hours since overhaul in the US.
Serial Number: 44 - 73877
History / Markings: The Shark was built by North American Aviation in July 1945 and served with the USAAF at several training units before being transferred to the Canadian Airforce where it served from 1951 - 1959. It was bought by a civil owner in 1980 and restored as ‘Old Crow’, during it’s time as Old Crow it starred in a number of movies including ‘Empire of the Sun’ and ‘Memphis Belle’. In 2012 the Shark was sold to it’s current owner and placed on the English register as G-SHWN. It now wears the scheme of the Royal Air Force’s 112 Squadron. 112 Squadron Mustangs served in Sicily and Southern Italy during the latter stages of the Second World War.
Price: $2,100,000.00 USD (plus TAX if applicable)