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North American T-6G Texan / Harvard
The T-6 was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft designed by North American Aviation, used to train fighter pilots of the Royal Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II.
The Indian Air Force used the Harvard for Advanced Training of Flight Cadets. The Harvard was flown by the Academies at Ambala, Begumpet and at Jodhpur, as well as the Flying Instructors School at Tambaram. The Harvards were phased out in 1973 and replaced by the HAL HJT16 Kiran
Harvards formation flying at the end of the QFI's course at the Flying Instructors School (FIS) Tambaram on 31st May 67. Bhachu was flying BT-934 with Sqn Ldr Jasjit Singh (Now a retired Air Commodore and a famous Defence Analyst) in the front cockpit.
Date: 19 Jan 07
Unit: Flying Instructors School
Copyright: Wg Cdr P S Bachu
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