The North American P-51 Mustang
P-51 Who?   Case # 147
44-72216     G-BIXL     Closed
Solved by: Dave Evans, Chris Abrey, T.J. Johansen
P-51 Who 147
Case#: 147
Date: Nov 01 2001
By: Borge Bourguignon
Photo: 1987 French AF Base
Status: Closed
Serial: 44-72216
Registry: G-BIXL
P-51 Who? Viewer Responses
Dave Evans
11/18/2001 14:31
May be G-BIXL, owned by Robs Lamplough in the UK. Similar colour scheme i think as when i saw it during 1987 at Bournemouth airport, UK.
Dave Evans
11/18/2001 14:58
It is definitely 44-72216/G-BIXL, owned by Robs Lamplough. See picture of the aircraft in this colour scheme on the relevant page on your website.
Chris Abrey
11/22/2001 14:18
This P51 is Robs Lamplough's ex Israeli 44-72216 G-BIXL seen shortly after her restoration was completed in 1987. Since then she has worn an Olive Drab scheme for Memphis Belle, prior to taking up her genuine wartime markings as Miss Helen.
TJ Johansen
11/26/2001 10:24
From the looks of it this is most likely Robs Lamplough's G-BIXL seen shortly after first flight before being painted. I saw it like this at North Weald in Robs hangar with the star & bar as it has in this photo!
Case Closed!
P-51 Mustang

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