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  1. GreyWolf

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    I have a question on the history and testing of the F and H models. It seem that there are no photos of the F model taken, maybe due to the number of F models built. and the move to the H model the org came with a short tail and later was fitted with the F tail. I have some pic taken at an airshow but
    info Im getting is incomplete and Im not finding alot on any of the web searches. here are 2 images one being the H and the other being a D fitted with an Ftail.

    I hope to hear from anyone who have any info on this question. Thanks

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    Here you go Greywolf, picture of a XP-51F of which only 3 where built.
     

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    Ok so the F model did not come with the tall tail but was added to the H model later. So if Im correct the F tail looks like the D model and it can later in the H models production. Thanks Micdrow
     
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    From the book Mustang by Robert W Gruenhagen
     

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    Prototypes would always be photographed from all angles. They just don't get published very often. Here are some of the others.
     
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    Thanks guys I have not seen these pic. thank you very much for your imput on this.

    Salute Wolf
     
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    Gruenhagen's book is very best single volume on the P-51 with very few errors. Highly recommend it.
     
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    Really so how do I get this book? I love good books on warbirds.
     
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    EBay works
     

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