The P51 was a lot cheaper to maintain.
Its cost value made it far more important in that
half the gas to go a lot farther.
Anyway it seems we sent the remaining of our P/F47
Supposedly got in a Dogfight witht the Chinese Migs
and shot down two Mig15's
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Sent: Monday, December 30, 2002 8:22
Subject: Re: Almighty?
In a message dated
12/29/02 2:56:55 PM Pacific Standard Time, AMPSOne@aol.com writes:
We can speculate that the P-47 (or F-47) would have had a much
longer career in the active duty units...!
IMO it didn't
fit the bill for the Bomber Barons who only wanted bombers and interceptors.
The F-51 fit the bill, and the cupboard was bare for funds to maintain the