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North American Harvard Mk11 – RAF Mediterranean Theatre, 1944

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Hobby Master 1/72 scale HA1510; Harvard Mk 11 in the superb looking 2 tone sand camouflage of the Mediterranean theatre of operations in 1944. Production run of 953 models.

The Harvard/T-6 trainer was one of the most important aircraft of all time. It was used by 34 countries with a total of 17,096 built. An estimation of over 100,000 U.S. military pilots flew these aircraft.
In the late 1930’s North American Aviation began to deliver the T-6 Texan for the USAAF and the SNJ version for the USN. The Texan got its name because of production in the Dallas, Texas plant of North America. It was known as the “Harvard” for those built in Canada.

Though basically built as a trainer aircraft, the T-6 was used in multiple roles include interceptor, fighter bomber and counter-insurgency (COIN) aircraft during the conflicts of WWII, the Korea War and the Vietnam War. It was also extensively used by the civilians for different purposes.Despite all these, T-6 was still best known as a universal trainer – the Pilot Maker.

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