To Fly and Fight C.E. Bud Anderson Trailer

It was a question put to North American Aviation by the British, who had been besieged by Germany since the War began in September, 1939.Then, P-40’s were  the state of the art. But North American had a new vision … a new, modern fighter, with the range to escort the bombers all the way to Germany and back. The first prototype P-51 airframe, the NA-73X,  was rolled out on 9 September 1940, just 102 days after the contract was signed! The Mustang changed the War in Europe, aviation and the world. It is one of the greatest modern technology stories ever told … And it’s never been told more completely than on