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English: The North American Aviation T-6 Texan (also known as Harvard) was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the Allied Air Forces during World War II and into the 1950s.

The T-6G, like this one, are earlier models AT-6/T-6s re-built between 1949-1953, which have improved cockpit layout, increased fuel capacity, modified landing gear with steerable tailwheel, updated radios and a 600hp R-1340-AN-1 engine.

This aeroplane served in the South African Air Force before it was bought by the Stampe en Vertongen Museum. It has a 9 cylinder, 600 hp Pratt & Whitney motor.
Nederlands: De North American Aviation T-6 Texan/Harvard is een eenmotorig trainingstoestel waarmee geallieerde piloten werden opgeleid tijdens en na de Tweede Wereldoorlog.

De T-6G, zoals dit toestel, zijn aangepaste vroegere AT-6/T-6 toestellen, met een betere cockpitinrichting, een grotere brandstofcapaciteit en een aangepast landingsgestel. Dit toestel diende in de Zuid-Afrikaanse luchtmacht, tot het door het Stampe en Vertongen Museum werd verworven.

Het toestel is voorzien van een 600pk sterke Pratt & Whitney 9-cilinder motor.
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Camera location51° 11′ 20.88″ N, 4° 27′ 14.91″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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