P-51 Mustang

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I don't know much about the P-51 Mustang but i do know a little bit. For a first I know that the P-51 mustang came into play during WW2. The P-51 Mustang was a very popular design of aircraft for the U.S.. this design was good because it was very fast and aerodynamic. the Mustang assisted in bombing runs to help get the bombers to the spot at least halfway intact. that's why the P-51 mustang was a superior aircraft I want to learn more about the P-51 mustang because i like aircraft a lot. ever since i was little i had a very strong want for airplanes. also i have always wanted to be in the military. so with both of them combined it made me want to learn more about military aircraft as well as something that was from a past time. that is …show more content…
It all started when Great Britain needed some assistance with their aircraft to fight against German forces . This article states that, (Dwyer)“in late 1939, with the likelihood of 51full scale war in Europe a major concern, the British Royal Air Force was looking seriously at methods of quickly increasing its fighter strength” (Dwyer).
This article clearly states that the British requested some p 40’s but we offer to build something new. The outcome was amazing it was the p 51 mustang. Once they meet the Prototype they started working on improving the P 51 Mustang. Their test flights showed a lack of speed so the Americans started CrossFit in the P 51 Mustang engine with the R so the Americans started CrossFit in the P 51 Mustang engine with the rolls-Royce Merlin engine and the combination made the P 51 Mustang even greater than what it was.
The first U.S. unit to fly the Mustang in combat was the Morocco-based 154th Observation Squadron, which used 35 P-51-2NA's for a few weeks in April-May, 1943(stephen). (Stephen)This is the first Record of US squadron piloting the P 51 Mustang. 300 A-36 A's (a variant of the Mustang known as "Apache" and "Invader") made a larger impact, when the 27th and 86th Bombardment Groups began flying them (Stephen). The one problem that they found was that the could not bomb dive very
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Honestly I think i didn't learn a whole lot. Also I have learned that I definitely do not like doing research papers. I think that we should do something more enjoyable other than writing a few page miniature essay about a topic that you like, I think that if we do this we should be given a topic we do not know much about. This would help because it would give us greater experience on how to search a topic other than on something we might know a lot about. But that is just how I feel, to me I hate to do anything English class related I would much rather be in a class that I enjoy no

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