P-51 Mustang, Jumpin Jacques, June 2009

P-51 Mustang, Jumpin Jacques, June 2009

Sound recording of the North American P-51D-20-NA "Jumpin Jacques" (serial 44-72035, UK register G-SIJJ) based at the Hanger 11 Collection, North Weald. Recorded in June 2009.

"Jumpin Jacques" is a P-51D-20-NA model, built at North American's Inglewood facility in California. Accepted by the USAAF on December 21 1944 as 44-72035 she was originally earmarked for service with the Eighth Air Force in England but this was quickly changed to Project Number 91037R, indicating service in the Mediterranean Theatre of Operations.

Powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin V-1650-7.