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Model P-51A P-51B P-51C P-51D P-51K P-51H
Production Count 310 1988 1750 8102 1500 555
Combat Record 4950 Air Kills, 4131 Ground Kill, 230 V-1 Kills, 19:1 Kill Ratio
Less than 300 P-51's exist today, about 145 flying.
DIMENSIONS
Length -feet 32.20 32.25 32.25 32.25 32.25 33.33
Height -feet 13.67 13.67 13.67 13.67 13.67 13.67
Wing Span -feet 37.04 37.04 37.04 37.04 37.04 37.04
Wing Area -sq. feet 233.19 233.19 233.19 233.19 233.19 233.19
WEIGHTS
Empty Weight -lbs. 6433 6840 6985 7635 7635 7040
Normal Take-off -lbs. 8600 9200 9800 10100 10100 9500
Max. Gross -lbs. 10600 11200 11800 12100 12100 11500
POWERPLANT
Manufacturer
*Rolls-Royce Merlin 68
Allison
V-1710-81
Packard*
V-1650-3,7
Packard*
V-1650-7
Packard*
V-1650-7
Packard*
V-1650-7
Packard*
V-1650-9
CID 1710 1649 1649 1649 1649 1649
Normal Take-off HP 1200 1400 1490 1490 1490 1380
War Emergency HP 1620 1720 1720 1720 2270
PERFORMANCE P-51A P-51B P-51C P-51D P-51K P-51H
Max. Speed -mph 409 427 439 437 437 487
--max speed altitude 10000 20000 25000 25000 25000 25000
Normal Cruise -mph 325 325 325
--cruise altitude 10000 10000
Climb to 20,000' -min. 9.1 7.0 6.9 7.3 7.3 6.8
Service Ceiling -feet 31350 42000 41900 41900 41900 41600
Fuel Capacity -US gal. 180 269 269 269 269 255
--with drop tanks 330 419 419 489 489 475
Combat Range -miles 750 810 955 950 950 755
-speed and altitude 300@10k 253@10k 397@25k 377@25k 377@25k 359@10k
Range w/drop tanks 2350 2200 2440 1855 1855 1530
-speed and altitude 228@ 244@ 249@ 280@20k 280@20k 243@10k
ARMAMENT
Machine guns 4x .50 cal 4x .50 cal 4x .50 cal 6x .50 cal 6x .50 cal 6x .50 cal
-Rounds available 1260 1260 1260 1880 1880 1880
-Bombs -lbs 2 x 500 2 x 1000 2 x 1000 2 x 1000 2 x 1000 2 x 1000
-or 5" Rockets 10 10 10
Model P-51A P-51B P-51C P-51D P-51K P-51H