9237 Mustang in 'Patton' Movie Scheme
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9237 North American Mustang TF Mk IV [P-51D-30-NA - USAAF BuNo 44-74494] - Brought on Charge (BOC) 6th December 1950. Operated from RCAF station Trenton, Trenton Ontario. Struck of Charge (SOC) 1st November 1960 and sold as N6313T.
When Les Allwood took the Photograph above, the aircraft was based in the United Kingdom (whilst retaining its US Registration) and was owned by Sir Charles Masefield. The Aircraft is shown in the scheme carried for its role during the 1969 Production phase of the Film Patton released in April 1970.
Photographed at London Gatwick in April 1969.
The next page shows the Same Aircraft in August 1970: Mustang 9237 in the House Colours of Beagle Aircraft Limited