Bigbird

North American P-51D Mustang

Shown here is a P-51D Mustang about to take-off from the deck of USS Shangri La circa November 1944. The aircraft made several arrested landings and catapult take-offs from the ship. The Mustang was one of a variety of aircraft evaluated for possible carrier use during the war.

North American P-51D Mustang
Bigbird, Feb 21, 2009