This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
One-half right rear view North American P-51D Mustang racer "Texan" (r/n NX61151, race number 33); one of three Mustangs owned by oilman Glenn McCarthy. This aircraft was flown by Edmund Lunken to 3rd place in the 1947 Bendix race, and to 4th place in the 1948 Bendix, National Air Races, Cleveland, Ohio.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Airplane racing
- National Championship Air Races