Original, unrestored, undamaged airframe. Time capsule - barnfind. Last flown 1983.
Engines: V-1650-7 w Rolls Royce 620 Heads and Banks
Props: Hamilton Standard 24-D50 Paddle Propeller
N38227 is in its Original Condition as Purchased from the Fuerza Aerea Guatemalteca All Armor Plating and Equipment is Still Installed.
North American P-51D S/n 44-77902 flew in the Guatemalean Air Force between 1954-1972. In 1972 it was returned to the United States and registered as N38227. Flown in the U.S. between 1972 1983, N38227 last flew in 1983. N38227 has been stored inside in a dry climate for over 30 years.
This may be the last original unrestored P-51D Mustang in original military configuration.