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    "What was important was the German Air Force had a formation of captured aircraft restored. They came for training to my fighter leader school. Certainly, I only flew the P-51, P-47, P-38 as a target for my students. So I learned these planes and I learned the advantages and disadvantages compared with the Focke-Wulf 190 and the 109. And I still consider that altogether with all these factors that the P-51 was most likely one of the best fighter planes. This was maneuverable. When I got in, the first thing, I got in the cockpit and I saw electric starting system. I remember wank, wank in Russia (refers to the manual starter by mechanics). Her (P-51) press button, prrrd, then we go (electrical starter, easy engine starter). Fantastic. Beautiful sight (visibility). We never had this sight to the back.. Very stable undercarriage. Very good weapons set. So I think this was a very good airplane. I flew it a few times, then I flew the P-47, then I discovered the speed difference, down, perfect."

    Per Gunther Rall 275+ kill German Experten

    Maybe the P-51 isnt UBERED after all?



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    "What was important was the German Air Force had a formation of captured aircraft restored. They came for training to my fighter leader school. Certainly, I only flew the P-51, P-47, P-38 as a target for my students. So I learned these planes and I learned the advantages and disadvantages compared with the Focke-Wulf 190 and the 109. And I still consider that altogether with all these factors that the P-51 was most likely one of the best fighter planes. This was maneuverable. When I got in, the first thing, I got in the cockpit and I saw electric starting system. I remember wank, wank in Russia (refers to the manual starter by mechanics). Her (P-51) press button, prrrd, then we go (electrical starter, easy engine starter). Fantastic. Beautiful sight (visibility). We never had this sight to the back.. Very stable undercarriage. Very good weapons set. So I think this was a very good airplane. I flew it a few times, then I flew the P-47, then I discovered the speed difference, down, perfect."

    Per Gunther Rall 275+ kill German Experten

    Maybe the P-51 isnt UBERED after all?



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    There is absolutely no doubt that the P-51 was one of the best warplanes of the era. Just keep in mind guys...... he said ONE OF THE BEST..

    (Hoooooo boy.... I can see thios one taking off.... ROFLMAO... I can imagine what it will look like when I get home from work.. )

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    What does some dude named Gunther know?



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    yup like mr Rall said "one of the best"
    as is reflected ingame

    Mr Rall is not realy talking about the P51 performance but more about comfort like good view to the back,easy engine starter,stable undercarriage,weapon set etc

    and yes when whe are talking about that i think the P51 is one of the best if not the best

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    damn you guys are fast with the reply

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    Agreed Sunburst not trying to start another war just bored at work



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    Didn't we have the same thread a week ago?

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    double post, the forums going all funny again.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Xnomad:
    Didn't we have a thread like this a week ago?
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    Same exact quotation, I think it ended locked?
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