Chuck Lyford’s original N2869D “Bardahl Special” was returned to its original white race paint scheme and was raced in the Unlimited Class by Steven Coutches at the 2022 Stihl National Air Races in Reno.
Dave Gilmour of Pink Floyd operated N51RR / G-SIRR in Britain during the 1990s in an anonymous 4th Fighter Group scheme coded VF-R.
For many years “Donna-Mite” flew in a brightly coloured visualization of a post-war USAF type scheme. The aircraft was repainted in a World War 2 USAAF scheme by 2003 and was lost in an accident in 2005.
After being based in England for some time as G-PSID named "Widowmaker"and flying in "Empire of the Sun" as "Tugboat", this aircraft moved to France as F-AZFI in the late 1980s and was repainted into this French Air Force scheme.
Bill Destefani’s "Strega" has been a top-line Unlimited class racer for many years. These markings were carried during a demonstration race at Watsonville in 1997.
At the Gathering of Mustangs in 1999 "Glamorous Gal" wore the squadron codes of the 335th Squadron, 4th Fighter Group along with the red-and-white checked nose of the 339th Fighter Group