Mustang Units

Eighth Air Force Mustang Units
UnitConverted to P-51Based
  4th FG  Feb. 1944  Debden
  20th FG  July 1944  Kings Cliffe
  55th FG  July 1944  Wormingford
  78th FG  Dec. 44  Duxford
  339th FG  April 1944  Fowlmere
  352nd FG  April 1944  Bodney, Chievres, Belgium
  353rd FG  Sept. 1944  Metfield, Raydon
  355th FG  March 1944  Steeple Morden
  356th FG  Nov. 1944  Martlesham
  357th FG  Dec. 1943 while with IX AF
  Transferred to 8th AF in Jan. 44
  Leiston
  359th FG  May 1944  East Wretham
  361st FG  May 1944  Bottisham, Little Walden, Chievers, Belgium
  364th FG  July 1944  Honington
  479th FG  July 1944  Wattisham

Ninth Air Force Mustang Units

UnitConverted to P-51Based
  354th FG  Dec. 1943  Boxted, Lashenden, England
  Criqueville, Gael, Orconte, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France
  Ober Olm, Ansbach, Germany
  363rd FG    

Fifteenth Air Force Mustang Units

UnitConverted to P-51Based
  31st FG  April 1944  San Servero, Italy; Mondolfo, Italy
  52nd FG  April 1944  
  325th FG    
  332nd FG    

RAF Mustang III/IV Squadrons in ETO Service

UnitCodeConverted to Mustang
  65 Squadron(YT)  December, 1943 (Transitioned to Mustang IV- February, 1945)
  122 Squadron(MT)  January, 1944
  19 Squadron (QV)  March, 1944 (Transitioned to Mustang IV- March, 1945)
  306 Squadron (Polish)(UZ)  March, 1944
  315 Squadron (Polish)(PK)  March, 1944
  129 Squadron(DV)  April, 1944
  316 Squadron (Polish)(SZ)  April, 1944
  541 Squadron  June, 1944- 541 flew a mix of Spitfire PR XI's, XIXs and Mustang III's
  234 Squadron(AZ)  September, 1944 (Transitioned to Mustang IV- March, 1945)
  309 Squadron (Polish)(WC)  October, 1944
  64 Squadron(SH)  November, 1944
  126 Squadron(5J)  December, 1944
  165 Squadron(SK)  January, 1945
  118 Squadron(NK)  February, 1945
  611 Squadron(FY)  March, 1945 (Mustang IV)
  303 Squadron (Polish)(RF/PD)  April, 1945 (Mustang IV)
  441 Squadron RCAF(9G)  April, 1945
  442 Squadron RCAF(Y2)  April, 1945 (Mustang IV)

RAF Mustang III/IV Squadron strength was typically twenty aircraft per squadron.

Six more RAF squadrons (3 Sqn RAAF, 5 Sqn SAAF, 112 Sqn, 213 Sqn, 249 Sqn and 260 Sqn) operated the Mustang III and IV in the MTO. Mustang IIIs assigned to the MTO arrived via Casablanca and did not receive the Malcolm Hood modification.

WWII Aircraft Performance