P-51 Gunfighter

Larry Lumpkin has flown the Commemorative Air Force P-51 Gunfighter for over 12 years.  The "Gunfighter" is one of the world’s most famous P-51s.  The Gunfighter was built in 1945 and served in the USAAF until 1956 when it was sold on a civilian market.  Today, the Gunfighter is operated by the Commemorative Air Force.  The Gunfighter was restored in the colors of the 343rd Fighter Squadron, 55th Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, USAAF to honor that group.  That group was the first American Air Corp unit to become operational in Europe, first to fly over Berlin, and was one of the units that provided top cover over the Invasion Beaches at Normandy.  

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