Aircraft Photo of VH-NZH / 6220 | North American AT-6C Texan | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #42490
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-NZH
Alternate Serial:6220
Military Code:76
Aircraft Original Type:North American Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-6/SNJ Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Version:North American AT-6C Texan
C/n (msn):88-13908
Operator Painted:USA - Navy
Location
City / Airport:Lethbridge - AirparkMap
Region / Country:Victoria, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: YLED   Other: -
 
Photo Date:6 December 2009
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 42490
Photo Comment

Surely the best colour scheme going around on a Harvard today? Although painted in this superb USN scheme, this aircraft was actually built as AT-6C Harvard Mk II, USAAF 41-33767, to an RAF order (EX794). It was, however, shipped straight to New Zealand in August 1943 and became NZ1051. It served with the RNZAF until 1978 when it was sold. Seen here with wheels just coming up on departure from the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia's charity Christmas Toy Run.

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