T-6 West Houston air port today

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  1. Donivanp

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    I was out at the Houston wing CAF HQ today and saw this stunning T-6 about to fly. T-6-1.jpg T-6-2.jpg
     
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    Very nice Don. Love the T-6/Harvard/SNJ, whatever it's called!


    Geo
     
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    I'm not sure either Geo, I just know they are all the same air frame and this one has targets on the side and wing to help the other guys aim. :)
     
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    Very nice!
     
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    Gotta love the T-6.
     
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    Cool shots!
     
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    Very sharp paint scheme
     
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    One way to know it it is a T-6 or a Harvard is to check the control column. Pistol grip, it's a t-6. Spade grip, it's a Harvard. The T-6 at the Castle Air Museum in Atwater Ca is a Harvard MK II and the markings would cause it to be considered as T-6J since there were some taken into the U.S. inventory post war and sent out under the MDAP program.
     
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    That is an AT-6A, manufactured in 1941 by North American

    Until recently, it was painted in a light blue/dark blue camo and had a red engine cowl and a red rudder, a white 18 with USAF insignia = D * UN.
     
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    When I turned 50 for my birthday I got an hour in a T-6D with aerobatics. What a rush!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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