North American P-51C Mustang; Carney, Linton B.; Events, 1948 Cleveland, OH, National Air Races. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Linton B. Carney in the cockpit of a North American P-51C Mustang "Houstonian" (r/n N1202, race number 60), one of three P-51s owned by Paul Mantz and sponsored by Texas oilman Glenn McCarthy. National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio, 1948. The lady on the wing is unidentified. The aircraft was later sold to Charles F. Blair and renamed "Excalibur III". It is on display in the National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Airplane racing
  • National Championship Air Races
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Unknown

Date

1948

Place

Cleveland, Ohio

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-9A02636

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