North American P-51 Mustang "Lucky Lady VII" is a true flying legend. The P-51 "cadillac of the skies" was a stunning all-around fighter aircraft with US origin during World War II and even later wars. Long range, outstanding maneuverability, superior speed and excellent high and low altitude performances made the P-51 the world's most famous fighter plane of all time. The heart of the P-51 Mustang is the high performance Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine. Its distinctive roar make the heart of any plane enthusiast beat faster. 

  • Part 1: Engine Start, Warm-Up and Take Off - Ride in a P-51 and Cockpit view!

After start up and warming up the Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine, the P-51 Mustang "Lucky Lady VII" takes off from the Airport Bremgarten in Germany. A ride in a true legend is the ultimate adventure flight.

  • Part 2: Aerobatic Maneuvers - Ride in a P-51 and Cockpit view!

There is no better flight adventure than riding in a P-51 with the distinctive roar of a Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine in the ears. We flew over beautiful landscapes in South Germany at a speed of around 600 km/h. Moments later the flight program changed to Aerobatic maneuvers such as loops and rolls. We experienced g-forces of up to +5g. WOW! 

  • Part 3: Amazing Flight Above the Clouds - Ride in a P-51 and Cockpit view!

After the rather wild aerobatic maneuvers the calmer part of the flight began. We were flying above the clouds where freedom is unlimited and dreams come true! Riding in a North American P-51 Mustang was definitely an amazing flight adventure!

  • Part 4: Flying Low & Perfect Landing - Ride in a P-51 and Cockpit view!

In this part were flying low and went through very exciting aerobatic maneuvers: Two simulated attacks with fighter half-rolls! Afterwards we flew towards the airport where the pilot made a perfect landing - as soft as butter! The Rolls-Royce Merlin V12 engine shut-down was the end of our extraordinary flight. Riding in a North American P-51 Mustang is definitely an unforgettable flight adventure!

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