Be the Legend.

SW-51 Mustang

The Legend is Alive. The SW-51 MUSTANG.

– The SW-51 Mustang is the world´s most true-to-scale replica of the legendary P-51 Mustang. –

Unparalleled agility and classic aluminium ramp appeal, perfected from all-carbon design. More than 100,000 textures of the original aircraft embedded in all airframe surfaces create the ultimate reincarnation of the legendary icon. A perfect blend of classic style and cutting-edge technology.

The aircraft features a Rotax 916iS Turbo engine, a Garmin G3X glass cockpit combined with classic analog gauges, and an optional Ballistic Rescue System (Galaxy GRS). Climb rate exceeds 1,500 ft/min, with a the design Vne of 216 kts (400 km/h).

Optional Ballistic Rescue System made by Galaxy GRS.
Canopy slides and swivels. Easy entry and exit. Ventilation during taxi. It assure simple access for both, the pilot (at the front) and the co-pilot or passenger at the rear seat
Electric elevator, rudder and aileron trims. (can be equipped with a 2 axis autopilot)
All-carbon design with more than 100,000 texture details of the Original Mustang. Polished aluminum finish.
Large landing flaps for easy take-off and landing.
Rotax 916iS, FADEC controlled, turbocharged, fuel injected, water cooled 160HP engine (optional with the power package)
MT-4 blade composite propeller, const. speed via engine hydraulics 1800mm (optional with the power package)
Rotax 916iS, FADEC controlled, turbocharged, fuel injected, water cooled 160HP engine (optional with the power package)
MT-4 blade composite propeller, const. speed via engine hydraulics 1800mm (optional with the power package)
Full control; at the front pilot seat as well on the rear co pilot (passenger seat)
proper air ventilation system
premium interior styling and quality
turnable back seat to access the spacious baggage compartment
(optional) Beringer Wheel & Brake System – for a maximum of brake performance, global support and a ton of fun
fully electrical landing gear retraction and extension, with mechanical backup (metal spring under tension)
retractable, lockable and steerable tail landing gear
the legendary “belly scoop”; fully functional with the engine water radiator installed – as in the original
(optionally) taxi Light – installed in the center “machine gun port”
(optionally) landing lights – installed in the left and right “machine gun port” with flush function to simulate machine gun fire 😉
(optionally) heated pitot & AoA tube

Avionics Options



Garmin G3X Touch 10″
Garmin G5 (Backup Instrumentation)
Garmin G3X Touch 7″
Garmin G3X Touch 7″
Analogue Backup Instruments
Garmin G5 (at the back seat panel)

Ultimate flying

  • Unique ramp appeal – more than 100.000 surface details
  • Classic style wrapped in advanced safety and performance
  • Precise control, harmonic balance and high manoeuvrability
  • Great take-off and landing handling
  • Highly efficient engine package
  • A exhilarating flying feeling


  • Ballistic Rescue System (optional) by GRS Galaxy
  • Heating & ventilation
  • 12V LiFePo4 batterie
  • Electric retractable landing gear
  • Electric landing flaps
  • Visual and acoustic landing gear warning system
  • Hydraulic disc brakes with parking lock
  • 2 Axis autopilot (optional)
  • Taxi & Landing lights (optional)
  • Heated Pitot with AoA (optional)
  • Beringer Brake and Wheels (optional)
  • Power alternator for Rotax916iS (optional)
  • Forward looking taxi camera (optional)
  • Auxilary fuel tanks (optional)
Frequently Asked Questions – FAQ

Is the SW-51 Mustang a single or double seater?

The SW-51 Mustang is a double seater with full controls even at the rear seat (co-pilot, or passenger). The pilot sits in the front, just like in the original.

What is the lead time for a brand new SW-51 MUSTANG?

As of Jan 2024, the lead time for a "Ready-to-Fly" SW-51 MUSTANG is approx. 14 months

What engine do you use in the SW-51 MUSTANG ?

ScaleWings aircraft designed and tested the aircraft for the modern Rotax 915iS and 916iS engines with constant speed (hydraulic) 4-Blade Propeller by MT-Propeller - with outstanding results in terms of performance, reliability, fuel economy, as well simplified and safe pilot handling. The FADEC-controlled 916iS is turbocharged and delivers a guaranteed power of 160hp up to 15,000 feet. The reliability and maintenance support of Rotax allows you to travel in comfort to any destination, and the Turbo gives you maximum performance in high elevations and mountain crossings.

How fast is the SW-51 MUSTANG?

The SW-51 Mustang, with the Rotax916iS and MT-4 blade propeller has a cruise speed of approx. 180 kTAS in FL150. The fuel burn is approx. 7.5 USGph in ECO cruise. The Vne of 216 kts allows for dynamic flying at ultimate fun, including positive g-loads (only) aerobatics.

How is the SW-51 Mustang certificated?

The SW-51 MUSTANG is certificated in "Experimental Amateur Build or E-AB" category. You can either purchase a Kit to assemble all by yourself as an amateur "homebuilder" or select the Ready-to-Fly version which includes our highly appreciated Build Assist program, called "Build Your Legend". In both ways, the aircraft is completed following the 51% Major Portion Rule requirements of the Amateur Builder.

What is the pricing of the SW-51 MUSTANG?

Prices for the SW-51 MUSTANG depend on your configuration choice. Prices range from 235k USD for a Quick Build Kit and 450k USD for the standard "Ready-to-Fly" version. For a detailed quote, please contact us through our contact form, or this email address:

The SW-51 Mustang can be equipped with a GRS rescue system.

In the emergency, an airframe mounted parachute, released by a rocket, can save your live and protect the airplane from severe damage.