Aircraft Photo of 163 | Fairchild PT-26B Cornell (M-62A-4) | Norway - Air Force | AirHistory.net #32
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:"163"
Aircraft Original Type:Fairchild PT-19/23/26 (M-62/Cornell)
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild PT-19/23/26 (M-62/Cornell)
Aircraft Version:Fairchild PT-26B Cornell (M-62A-4)
Licence-built by:Fleet
C/n (msn):[ FZ708 ]
Operator / Titles:Norway - Air Force
Aircraft Name:Spirit of Little Norway
Location
City / Airport:BodøMap
Country:Norway
Airport Codes:ICAO: ENBO   IATA: BOO   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Norsk Luftfartsmuseum
 
Photo Date:13 June 2016
Photo by:Peter Vercruijsse
Photo ID: 32
Photo Comment

USAF 43-36487, to RAF FZ708 but not delivered, to Norwegian AF 261 taken on charge Jun-1944, struck of charge Mar-1957 becoming an instructional airframe at the Luftforsvarets Tekniske Skole at Kjevik, later to the Norsk Luftfartsmuseum in Bodo painted as 163 to commemorate the real 163 as flown a tthe Little Norway flying school in Canada 1944-45. The name is on the left side only.

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