P-51D – 44-74453 Goes to Germany

Photo: James Church

North American P-51D USAAF Serial No. 44-74453, N51ZW, has now taken up residence in Germany, based at the Frankfurt-Egelsbach Airport with new owner Georg Raab. MeierMotors GmbH carried out the reassembly and test flights at Bremgarten. Painted in the markings of Frances Dell, flown by Lt. Clark Clemmons of the USAAF 84th Fighter Squadron, 78th Fighter Group, its repairs and some restoration work, along with repainting, were completed by Midwest Aero Restorations in 2014 for then-owner Carl Patrick, who had based the aircraft in Broomfield, Colorado.

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