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Pilot Maker: The Incredible T-6


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Harvard, Texan, J-Bird, T-6, whatever name you gave the aircraft, it was the right plane, in the right place, at the right time. One of the most important aircraft to emerge from the 1930s, it proved to be an excellent training machine for fledgling pilots throughout the world. So adaptable was the design that it was used to teach carrier landings, aerial fixed gunnery, glide bombing, flexible hand-held gunnery, aerial photography, instrument flying & advanced military flying. It was safe, reliable, challenging and a perfect machine for transition from elementary trainers to the front-line P-40s, P-51s & similar "hot ships" of the period.

For more than twenty years it taught American military pilots to fly & it still serves today with the air forces of several nations. Pilot Maker by Jeff Ethell & Walt Ohlrich documents for the first time, the fascinating story of this important aircraft.

Pages: 146
Size: 7 X 10 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Illustrations: b/w
Publisher: Specialty Press
ISBN: 9780933424340
Product Code: SP434P