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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - P-51C MUSTANG MK III
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 1,590 hp Packard V-1650 piston engine
Speed: 703 kph, 437mph mph
Range: 950km, 1 529miles
Seats: 1
Length: 9.83m, 32ft 3in
Span: 11.29m, 0.5ft 0.5in
Empty Weight: 3 232kg, 7,125lb
Max T/O Weight: 5 262kg, 11,600lb
Period of Service: 1944 - 1945

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

P-51C Mustang Mk III

 
Status: Retired
Manufacturer: North American
Country of Manufacture: United States
Role: Fighter/Bomber
 
Description:

The Mustang III served with 5 Squadron, flying escout and ground attack missions in Italy and Yugoslavia. The surviving Mustangs were handed back at the end of the war.

Armament:
Four 0.5 in (12.7 mm) machine-guns.