Mustang P-51 VH-FST makes her debut landing on Runway 05 Temora.
North American Aviation Mustang P-51D-30NT Serial #: 45-11526 . Registered to: Michael Aitchison. Canberra. (painted as 44-72505/66- “The Flying Undertaker”). Represents aircraft of Maj. William Shomo, Phillippines 1945, The name reflects his pre-war occupation. 71st TRG, 5th AF, USAAF
Serial number: 45-11526 (Composite from NA124-48279, 45-11526, based on TNI-AU airframe).
Aircraft first registered in Australia: 12 August 1999
John Sievers Clovis, CA, 1980-1999.
Bill Wylie/Wylie Aviation, Perth, Australia, Aug. 12, 1999-2002.
Restoration completed by Rob Poynton/Panama Jacks, Australia.