The Sound Of This P-51 Mustang Starting Is A Symphony Like No Other

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Experiencing a P-51D Mustang’s Rolls Royce Merlin V-12 turning over is like the mechanical version of blaring Aaron Copland backed up by a jug band during a fireworks show. Turn your speakers up and listen to history crackle and roar to life!

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Tyler Rogoway is a defense journalist and photographer who maintains the website Foxtrot Alpha for Jalopnik.com You can reach Tyler with story ideas or direct comments regarding this or any other defense topic via the email address Tyler@Jalopnik.com

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A good American airframe made great with a powerful British engine. 20 years later, America returned the favor:

What a glorious alliance.