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User currently offlineSleekjet From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 2048 posts, RR: 22
Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2797 times:

I know it was used by the Tuskegee Airmen.




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User currently offline474218 From United States of America, joined Oct 2005, 6340 posts, RR: 9
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 2794 times:

North American Aviation AT-6 Texan. Brits called it the Harvard.

User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 2738 times:

Quoting Sleekjet (Thread starter):
I know it was used by the Tuskegee Airmen.

That very aircraft, or its type..?

As for the type, I'd say yes as the T-6 was the primary trainer used for pilot training during WWII. Keep in mind the movie from several years back was very in accurite.

[Edited 2006-05-15 02:34:55]


"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlinePtrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 4003 posts, RR: 18
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 14 hours ago) and read 2654 times:

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 2):
primary trainer

Not primary trainer, not even basic trainer during WW II, but advanced trainer

Peter



The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad (Salvador Dali)
User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2608 times:

Quoting Ptrjong (Reply 3):
Not primary trainer, not even basic trainer during WW II, but advanced trainer

I ment 'primary' as in a key player in the trainer of........



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlinePtrjong From Netherlands, joined Mar 2005, 4003 posts, RR: 18
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 2605 times:

Quoting Ptrjong (Reply 3):
ment 'primary' as in a key player in the trainer of........

Oh, I see! Yes, in that sense you're absolutely correct. Sorry!

Peter



The only difference between me and a madman is that I am not mad (Salvador Dali)
User currently offlineF4wso From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 974 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2494 times:

Here is a link to the specific airplane
http://www.warbirdregistry.org/texanregistry/texan-493190.html
I use this website to research a lot of my warbird images.

Gary
Cottage Grove, MN, USA



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