Unveiling the Legendary North American TF-51 Mustang: Contrary Mary”
Step into the world of aviation history with our meticulously hand crafted and hand painted model of the iconic North American TF-51 Mustang, famously known as “Contrary Mary.” This exquisite replica pays homage to the aviation marvel that left an indelible mark on the skies and hearts of aviation enthusiasts around the world.
Impeccable Attention to Detail: Our model of “Contrary Mary” captures every nuance of the original aircraft, down to the smallest rivet and insignia. From its sleek, aerodynamic design to the meticulously recreated cockpit, every aspect of this legendary fighter plane has been meticulously reproduced to transport you back to the thrilling era of World War II aviation.
Built too late to see combat service in World War Two, P-51D 44-84847 was one of the last Mustangs constructed at North American Aviation’s Dallas, Texas, plant. Details of her post war service career are limited, but there is photographic evidence, from September 1951, of her serving with the 45th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron at Kimpo, South Korea, during the Korean War.
North American TF-51D Dual-Control Mustang
Year of Manufacture: 1945
Powered by: Packard Merlin V-1650-7
This dual-control P-51 Mustang is the only of its type in the UK