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Fabulous, popular airshow icon in New Zealand, this NAA P-51D Mustang has 30 years of sound, reliable service, always well maintained by noted warbird specialists for its dedicated owner. A second seat has ensured the aircraft has enjoyed healthy returns from warbird experience flights. A good, honest, well-settled Mustang, ready to start the next chapter in its flying career.

The P-51D Mustang isn't just a World War II fighter, it's a legend. Here's why this aircraft type holds immense significance, and featuring a special two-seat configuration, presents a fantastic investment opportunity:

WWII Significance:

  • Long Range Champion: Unlike earlier fighters, the P-51D boasted incredible range, allowing it to escort bombers deep into enemy territory. This extended protection was crucial for the success of Allied bombing campaigns.
  • Dominating the Skies: The Mustang's combination of speed, manoeuvrability, and firepower made it a top dog against German fighters. It played a vital role in securing air superiority, a turning point in the war.

Investment with an Edge:

  • Historical Significance: Owning a P-51D Mustang connects you to a pivotal moment in history.  These planes are highly sought after by collectors and museums due to their rarity and historical importance.
  • Enduring Legacy: The P-51D Mustang's sleek design and legendary performance continue to capture imaginations.  Airshows and events featuring these planes consistently draw crowds.

The Two-Seat Advantage:

  • Income Stream Potential:  The unique two-seat configuration unlocks a revenue stream through unforgettable commercial joy flights.  Imagine the thrill of offering rides in a genuine WWII legend!
  • Shared Experience: The second seat allows you to share the magic of flight with friends, family, or paying customers.  It fosters a deeper connection with the aircraft and creates lasting memories.
  • Training Opportunities:  Flight schools or pilot training programs might be interested in this special Mustang for warbird familiarisation courses or pilot training with an exceptional historical context.


This P-51D Mustang represents a unique opportunity to own a piece of aviation history and generate income through exciting commercial experiences.  The second seat modification elevates this aircraft from a collector's item to a potential business venture.  For the right aviation enthusiast or investor, this Mustang is a truly special treasure.

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  • Powerplant: Rolls Royce Merlin (1,650 hp)
  • Wingspan: 11.3 m (37 ft)
  • Length: 9.84 (32 ft 3½ in)
  • Height: 3.7 m (12 ft 2 in)
  • Wing area: 21.65 m² (233 sq ft)
  • Max speed at 1,524 m (5,000 ft): 635 km/h (395 mph)
  • Max speed at 7,620 m (25,000 ft): 703 km/h (437 mph)
  • Initial rate of climb: 1,059 m/min (3,475 ft/min)
  • Time to 7,620 m (25,000 ft): 9.5 mins
  • Service ceiling: 12,771 m (41,900 ft)
  • Range (clean) at 418 km/h (260 mph): 2,092 km (1,300 miles)
  • Range with two 416 litre (91.5 Imp gal) drop tanks at 393 km/h (244 mph): 3,347 km (2,080 miles)
  • Empty weight: 3,232 kg (7,125 lb)
  • Loaded weight: 5,262 kg (11,600 lb)