A North American Aviation T-6G "Texan", SNJ or Harvard as it was called in the British Empire, whose last official flight on active duty was March 26,1994 as a member of the South African Air Force Harvard Areobatic Display Team. This Harvard is in original condition as it was flying on active duty. The Harvard's career as trainer in South Africa spanned 55 years from 1940 to 1995. Every allied forces fighter pilot who flew in WW ll trained in one version or another of the T-6. She has earned a well deserved retirement from active military service.


Span: 42 ft.
Length: 29 ft. 6 in.
Height: 10 ft. 10 in.
Weight: 5,617 lbs. loaded
Armament: None (some AT-6s used for gunnery/bombing training)
Engine: Pratt & Whitney R-1340 of 600 hp.
Cost: $27,000 (in 1942)


Maximum speed: 210 mph.
Cruising speed: 145 mph.
Range: 770 miles
Service Ceiling: 23,200 ft.