Category Archives: T-34

John Rippinger’s Beech T-34A Mentor

John Rippinger’s Beech T-34A Mentor

History: Airplane was purchased in 2002 from Barry Rabosky. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N53BR 1953 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Mentor Aircraft Type: Wingspan: Beechcraft T-34 Mentor 32 feet 10 inches Overall length: Empty weight: 25 feet 10 inches 2055 US pounds Gross weight: Fuel capacity: 2900 pounds 50 Gallons Oil capacity Engine… More

Dave Guggemos T-34A

Dave Guggemos T-34A

History: Built in Canada by Canadian Car & Foundry (34-95)in 1953, served with the US Air Force until 1960. Then transfered through the Military Assistance Program to Indonesia. Recovered from Indonesia in the mid 1990’s. Restoration from 1997 to 2007. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N834G May 1953 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Mentor… More

Tim Kolp’s T-34B

Tim Kolp’s T-34B

History: The Navy accepted BG-279 in November 1965 at Pensacola, Fl. She spent her career at Pensacola, Fl from 1956 until August 1970. As a primary trainer, she conducted 4 tours of duty logging, 7,461 hours of flying, and had approximately 28,950 landings. In November 1970, she was transferred to Davis Monthan AFB, “The Bone… More