Anson Johnson’s P-51D Mustang

Anson Johnson’s P-51D Mustang Restoration Update

Anson Johnson’s P-51D Mustang Restoration Update

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut has a unique collection of remarkable aircraft, including several historic air racers. One such example, currently under restoration, is Anson Johnson’s P-51D Mustang, #44-72400. Johnson flew in the 1948 and ’49 Cleveland Air Races in this aircraft, winning the Thompson Trophy in 1948. Like most air racers based on military aircraft[Read More…]

Cleveland Air Race Mustang Under Restoration at New England Air Museum

Cleveland Air Race Mustang Under Restoration at New England Air Museum

The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut has a unique collection of remarkable aircraft, including several historic air racers. One such example, currently under restoration, is Anson Johnson’s P-51D Mustang, #44-72400. Johnson flew in the 1948 and ’49 Cleveland Air Races in this aircraft, winning the Thompson Trophy in 1948. Like most air racers based on military aircraft[Read More…]