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Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A)

Primary momoplane trainer for the USAAF, RAF and the CRAF. The frist fligth was on May 15th, 1939. This aircraft design beat 17 others in a fly-off competition at Wright Field. The Army placed an order for 270 airplanes on 22 September 1939. This aircraft provided higher speeds and more significant wing loading, which closely match that of combat aircraft. This primary trainer was the cadet's first stop to becoming a combat pilot. As a side note, WAPSPs delivered these planes all over the country.

Great Plains Wing PT-19