Swiss Air Force Centre: Surplus North American P-51D Mustang’s in Switzerland

Swiss Mustangs Post World War Two the Swiss Air Force operated an ageing fleet of piston engine fighters (Messerschmitt Bf 109E/G and Morane-Saulnier D-3801) and desperately needed more capable aircraft in numbers. An order had been placed for de Havilland DH.100 Vampire jet fighters but they would not enter operational service until 1949. A stop-gap fighter was needed… Read More Swiss Air Force Centre: Surplus North American P-51D Mustang’s in Switzerland