After World War II, the P-51 Mustang served in the air arms of more than 25 nations. During the war, a Mustang cost about $51,000, while many hundreds were sold postwar for the nominal price of one dollar to signatories of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance, ratified in Rio de Janeiro in 1947.
Guatemalan Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Guatemalteca / FAG
In the 1960s, the Guatemalan Air Force used 30 F-51D Mustang as strike aircraft and basic interceptor, supplied from surplus US stocks. The service period was from 1954 to the early 1970s.
Nicaragua Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Nicaragüense / FAN
Fuerza Aerea de Nicaragua (GN) purchased 26 P-51D Mustangs from Sweden in 1954 and later received 30 P-51D Mustangs from the U.S. together with two TF-51 models from MAP after 1954. All aircraft of this type were retired from service by 1964.
Uruguayan Air Force / Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya / FAU
The Uruguayan Air Force used 25 P-51D Mustangs from 1950 to 1960; some were subsequently sold to Bolivia.