Author: Philip Kaplan
Mustang the Inspiration: The Plane That Turned the Tide in World War Two
Pen and Sword Aviation
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If it looks right, it will probably fly right-a tired old saying among airmen, but one that persists. Think if you will of the handful of airplanes that most people would probably agree are the best-looking examples of all. The list is short but distinguished and the proof is in the enthusiastic common view of most pilots who have flown them-for nearly all, it was love at first sight and first flight. For most, that little list includes the Vickers-Supermarine Spitfire, the Douglas DC-3, the Hawker Hunter, the Lockheed Constellation, the Concord, and the North American Mustang.