Category Archives: P-51

P-51D “Never Miss”

There were three P-51’s at the show, but only one went up and did an actual demonstration. This is a P-51D nicknamed “Never Miss”. Just as he was taking off, some great clouds were beginning to roll in, making for … Continue reading

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Wide Angle or Telephoto?

That is often the question I ask myself when choosing a lens for an aviation shoot. I normally go with the telephoto, simply because it compresses the background and helps to eliminate any clutter. But what would the answer be … Continue reading

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P-51D “Cripes A’ Mighty 3rd”

The other Mustang that was at the show was this P-51D Mustang. It features the paint job of Major George E. Preddy, who was an ace of WWII. During a talk about the plane, it was stated that he was … Continue reading

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P-51C “Ina the Macon Belle”

The definite highlight of my trip to Florida was visiting Fantasy of Flight in Polk City for the Mustangs & Mustangs event. Unfortunately the weather was iffy, which scared away all of the aircraft that were scheduled to come in. … Continue reading

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