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Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 7:22 am

I know it was used by the Tuskegee Airmen.

II Cor. 4:17-18
 
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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 7:29 am

North American Aviation AT-6 Texan. Brits called it the Harvard.
 
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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 9:33 am

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]
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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 4:59 pm

Quoting EMBQA (Reply 2):
primary trainer

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

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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 10:32 pm

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........
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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Mon May 15, 2006 10:53 pm

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!

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RE: Help Identify This Plane

Tue May 16, 2006 9:47 am

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.

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