Dago Red is a North American P-51 Mustang (44-74996), restored as a competitive air racer by Frank Taylor in 1981. Dago Red holds several world records, including the 15 km (517.323 mph) set in 1983. Frank Taylor piloted the plane to most of its world records in the 1980s.
Dago Red (N541OV) is a highly modified North American P-51 Mustang. It was restored as a racer in 1981 by Frank Taylor.
In 1983, it holds the 15km world record at a speed of 517.32 miles per hour. It is also the six time winner of the Reno National Championship, five of those victories being consecutive.
In 2004, the plane was retired and put up for sale by owner Terry Bland.
Dago Red is powered by a secretly modified Rolls-Royce Merlin engine called the "Mouse Motor".
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Dago Red's "Mouse Motor"
Dago Red was recently purchased by original owner and pilot, Frank Taylor. Dago Red is currently being modified further to beat the 3km record.
Aileron Control: Single servos
Build Time: 3-5 hours needed for assembly.
Warranty: trial fit at the factory make sure this kit to be free from defects in bother material and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.
ARF scale P-51 Dago Red
Landing Gear Wheels and Instruction Manual
Servos: 3 micro
Electric Power Motor: Brushless outrunner 100-150 Watts
Electronic Speed Control: 10-15A
LiPo Battery: 2-3 cells 800-1400mAh
Propeller to match selected motor