Bruce Olson’s North American T-6G “Popeye”

Bruce Olson’s North American T-6G “Popeye”


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History:
After WWII it went to Spain as did many T-6 aircraft. It came back in the early “80′s” and became a civilian aircraft it crashed in 1985 and was rebuilt by Jim Stiles and sold to Jim Jatho in 2001 he flew “Popeye” for 285 HRS then I bought it from Jim in early 2011 and I have put 150 HRS on “Popeye” mostly in formation.

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Specifications

Registration Number Date of Manufacture
N29931 1941
Aircraft Role Nickname
Trainer “Pilot Maker”
Aircraft Type: Wingspan:
North American AT-6/SNJ/ Harvard 42 feet .25 inches
Overall length: Empty weight:
29 feet 6 inches 4158 pounds
Gross weight: Fuel capacity:
5300 pounds 140 gallons/ 550 miles
Oil capacity Engine type:
10 Gallons Single 600 hp Pratt & Whitney R1340 AN-1 radial piston engine
Propeller type: Max Speed
Hamilton Standard 12D40 240 mph
Rate of Climb Cruise Speed
155 mph
Service Ceiling Number of Crew
21,500 feet Two
Armament Bomb Load
None None
Number Built Number Surviving
15000 800+

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Photos

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Restoration


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