Aircraft

R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty
R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty

Vultee BT-15
Vultee BT-15

R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty
R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty

R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty
R4D-5S Ready 4 Duty

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Welcome to the Fleet 

 

Not only did each type of aircraft satisfy special requirements in the war, our specific airframes each have their own unique story of service and contribution to the war effort. Click on a plane below to find out more!

 

Douglas R4D-6S

The Douglas R4D, C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remains in front line service with various military operators to the present day.

 

Vultee BT-15

The Vultee BT-15 was the basic trainer flown by most American pilots during World War II. It was the second phase of the three phase training program for pilots. Its pilots nicknamed it the "Vultee Vibrator."

 

PT-17 Stearman

The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane used as a military trainer aircraft, of which at least 10,626 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934

 

Stinson L-5

The origins of the L-5, affectionately known as the "Flying Jeep", can be traced to the prewar civilian Stinson HW-75. The primary purpose as a liaison aircraft was courier and communication work, artillery spotting and casualty evacuation.