W.T. LARKINS COLLECTION
No. 9948. North American NA-111 P-51C Mustang (NX1202 c/n 111-29080) "Excalibur III"
Photographed at Oakland, California, USA, August 16, 1947, by W.T. Larkins
08/31/2011. Remarks by W.T. Larkins
: "This photo shows Paul Mantz arriving after setting a new speed record for a flight from Los Angeles to Oakland in 51 minutes 56 seconds. The next day, August 17, he flew from Oakland to Burbank in 50 min 40 sec to set a new record for that flight, This plane was the winner of the 1946 and 1947 Bendix Race. View also photo 6752