The featured F4U-4 Corsair is sponsored by Jumbolair Aviation Community and owned and operated by the American Honor Foundation. It is newly painted in honor of U.S. Naval Aviator Charles Joseph “Obie” O’Brien. Growing up building models, hanging out at the airport and devouring aviation books and magazines Obie took to the skies at 9 years of age in a Ford Tri-Motor in 1937. Flying was in his blood.
P-51, also called Mustang, a single-seat, single-engine fighter aircraft .