Nope, it’s a Harvard!


Nope, it’s not a AT-6 Texan, not even a SNJ, in fact it wasn’t even made in the US but Canada! It’s a Harvard and there is a reason why it looks like at T-6. Using plans of the AT-6, in January, 1940 The Harvard MkIIB version was built under license by Noordyn of Montreal, Canada for the Royal Canadian Air Force (RACF). 2,557 Harvards were built and after the war the MK IV version was built by Canadian Car and Foundry. Canada as well as the US was the training grounds for England’s pilots during WWII. Supplying all the aircraft needed required Canada to produce many types of aircraft, the Harvard was just one of them.