Precious Metal – P-51 XR on the Way to the 2014 National Championship Air Races in Reno

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I caught up with Precious Metal and Pilot/Owner Thom Richard this morning as they made their way across Texas in route to Reno Nevada for the 2014 National Championship Air Races. They will be competing in the Unlimited Warbird Racing Class (UWRC) during the event which runs September 10-14, 2014.

Thom Richard downloading flight plan to "Precious Metal's" on board computer.

Pilot Thom Richard downloads flight plan to his modified P-51 XR “Precious Metal”.

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P-51D “Millie G” Visits KADS Addison, Texas

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P-51 Mustang on display at CFM in Addison, Texas

Trent Latshaw’s P-51D the Millie G Displayed at CFM in February 2014

Trent Latshaw’s beautiful North American P-51D Mustang, the “Millie G”, was briefly on display at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison, Texas when I visited in February of 2014. This aircraft is a replica of the original Millie G* (44-72123) flown by Maj. Edward Giller.

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