Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

North American T-6 Texan

North American T-6G Texan

The North American T-6 Texan was the most popular training aircraft of the World War 2 era with over 15,000 built. The prototype was an aircraft built by North American Aviation in 1935 called the NA-16 which became a basic trainer for the U.S. Army Air Corps. 275 of these were built before the designation was changed to AT-6 (Advanced …

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Beechcraft 200 King Air

Beechcraft B200 King Air

The Beechcraft King Air family of twin turboprop aircraft can be divided into four distinct models: Model 90, Model 100, Model 200, and Model 300. The King Air 200 models were originally called “Super King Air” but Beechcraft deleted the “Super” from marketing efforts in 1996. It is not uncommon today for people to use the term “Super King Air” …

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Learjet 23

Learjet 23 N802L

The Learjet 23 was the first business jet design of William P. Lear Sr. and although it had a short production run its design made the Learjet an icon of business transportation that continues to this day and laid the ground work for all future Learjets. Bill Lear was a self-taught engineer who originally worked with electronics and radios. He …

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