Category Archives: T-6

Spanish Lady North American T-6G

Spanish Lady North American T-6G

History: The Spanish Lady is a 1949 North American T-6G Texan. She was originally manufactured by North American Aviation in 1944 as an AT-6D and was used to train allied pilots during World War II. The Texan is two-seat aircraft and served as the advanced single engine trainer during the war. For many pilots, the… More

Dan Haug’s North American T6 Texan

Dan Haug’s North American T6 Texan

History: Delivered to US Army Air Force Dec 15, 1941. Remanufactored as a G model in 1949, new serial number: 49-3272 Spent most of its life in AZ doing Air Force training in the 50s Surplussed in 1957 Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N3167G 1941 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer “Pilot Maker” Aircraft Type:… More

Warbird Preservation Foundation’s North American T6-G Texan

Warbird Preservation Foundation’s North American T6-G Texan

History: Spanish Air Force trainer. Last IRAN 1978. Exported and owner flown in Nevada for 17 years, 2 years in Georgia and purchased by Foundation in 2008. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N56NA 1949 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer “Pilot Maker” Aircraft Type: Wingspan: North American AT-6/SNJ/ Harvard 42 feet .25 inches Overall length:… More

jay knowles north american T-6

History: Liz and i were able to get our T-6 nov. 2012. it is a pure joy to fly and is right at home on our grass strip in south mississippi Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture n748LL 1944 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer “Pilot Maker” Aircraft Type: Wingspan: North American AT-6/SNJ/ Harvard 42 feet… More

Tuskegee Airmen National Museum’s North American T-6G

Tuskegee Airmen National Museum’s North American T-6G

History: North American T-6G 49-3292 Manufactured at the North American Aviation Factory in Dallas, TX, as AT-6C s/n 42-48884, this advanced trainer was received by the Army Air Forces on March 27, 1943. From then until November 1945 it was assigned to the 2143rd AAF Base Unit at Tuskegee, AL. Tuskegee Army Air Field was… More

North American AT-6D Harvard MKIII

North American AT-6D Harvard MKIII

History: The “Texan” was built in the United States of America, and sent to our ally New Zealand. The New Zealand Air Force operated the “Harvard” from 1944 to 1976, when they were sold as surplus. An American Paul Bryce (Brice) bid on thirty of the aircraft in the surplus sale. The New Zealand government… More

Todd Winemiller’s T-6

History: The North American Harvard II was built in the USA but trained in Canada in WWII. After the war it went the Netherlands until 1960. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N9884 1943 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Texian Aircraft Type: Wingspan: North American Harvard II 42′ Overall length: Empty weight: 29′ 4300 Lbs…. More

Texas Flying Legends Harvard T-6

Texas Flying Legends Harvard T-6

History: The North American Aviation T-6 Texan was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, Royal Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1950s. Designed by North American Aviation, the T-6 is known… More

J’s Bird

J’s Bird

History: The model was first ordered by the British Empire in 1938 and should not be confused with the Wirraway or Yale, which are part of the same family. Once North American Aviation produced a successful airframe, the US military caught on and purchased the aircraft as the T-6 Texan for the Air Corps and… More

John Zayac’s McDonald Racer #37

John Zayac’s McDonald Racer #37

History: The McDonald Racer #37 is a T-6 Gold Class competitor of the National Championship Air Races, reaching speeds up to 234.927 miles per hour. Most recently the aircraft placed 2nd in the 2010 air races. The Pilot, John Zayac, has been licensed for over 20 years and has competed in the races for the… More