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HISTORY

  • Fleet Aircraft of Canada Ltd of Canada manufactured 1,600 PT-26A Cornell IIs. The Museum's PT-26A was built in 1943 with serial number FT-683 as model M-62A-3, the equivalent version to the USAAF's PT-26A trainer. It is painted in the U.S. Army Air Force's training color scheme.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

Status: Flying Aircraft
Manufacturer: Fairchild Aviation Corporation
Year: 1943
Model: PT-26A (civilian M-62A-3)
Registration Number: N69262
Serial Number: FT-683
Crew: 1
Max T/O Weight: 2,800 lbs.
Span: 37 ft. 0 in.
Length: 28 ft. 8 in.
Height: 7 ft. 7.5 in.
Maximum Speed: 122 mph
Cruise Speed: 101 mph
Rate of Climb: 645 ft/min
Power Plant: 1 x 200 hp Ranger 6-440-C5 6 cylinder inline, inverted
Range: 430
Service Ceiling: 13,200 ft.
Armament: None

 

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