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1942 Ryan Aeronautical PT-22 RECRUIT – N56017

I had the pleasure of meeeting the aircraft owner, Danny Don of Chandler ,AZ . Danny brings this aircraft to events in the southwest. One event you can find him at  the Coolage airport fly in held  on the first Saturday of each month (except during the summer months). Hey it’s AZ.

Primary trainers represented the first of three stages of military flight training — primary, basic and advanced. Prior to 1939, the Air Corps relied entirely on biplanes as primary trainers, but in 1940 it ordered a small number of Ryan civilian trainers and designated them as PT-16s. They were so successful that the Air Corps then ordered large numbers of improved versions, among them the PT-22. By the time production was completed in 1942, the Air Corps accepted 1,023 PT-22s. In 1942 the U.S. Army Air Forces took 25 additional trainers, originally ordered for the Netherlands.

Manufacturer: Ryan Aeronautical
Model: ST3KR Search all Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR
Year built: 1942
Construction Number (C/N): 1722
Number of Seats: 2
Number of Engines: 1
Engine Manufacturer and Model: Kinner R5 SERIES

Registration Type: Co-Owned
Address: Chandler, AZ 85224
United States
Region: Western-Pacific

Certification Class: Standard
Certification Issued: 1988-07-25
Air Worthiness Test: 1956-12-03
Last Action Taken: 2006-06-20
Current Status: Valid

Douglas B-26B Invader – N4819E

Manufacturer: Douglas
Model: B-26B Search all Douglas B-26B
Year built: 0000
Construction Number (C/N): 44-34609
Number of Seats: 6
Number of Engines: 2
Engine Manufacturer and Model: P & W R-2800 SERIES
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Registration Type: Individual
Address: Phoenix, AZ 85020
Region: Western-Pacific
Certification Class: Restricted
Certification Issued: 1996-07-24
Air Worthiness Test: 1963-05-29
Last Action Taken: 2008-11-03
Current Status: Undel Tri

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Douglas A-26C Invader “Lu Lu” – N126HP

Serial Number      44-34520      Type Registration      Individual
Manufacturer Name     DOUGLAS     Certificate Issue Date     10/05/2006
Model     A-26C     Status     Valid
Type Aircraft     Fixed Wing Multi-Engine     Type Engine     Reciprocating
Pending Number Change     None     Dealer     No
Date Change Authorized     None     Mode S Code     50065271
MFR Year     1944     Fractional Owner     NO
Registered Owner

Street     33257 N RIDGEWAY DR

City     CAREFREE     State     ARIZONA
County     MARICOPA     Zip Code     85377

Engine Manufacturer     P & W     Classification     Limited
Engine Model     R-2800 SERIES     Category     None
A/W Date     06/29/1989

It has USAF markings on one side of the aircraft and Hawkins & Powers markings on the other side.

“28”, ex C-GHCF above. 02=’BC-520′ 44-34520
04=main ramp, 05=”Lulu” (44-34520)
29Jul06 main ramp
Flew out – seen at Buckeye, AZ 21Jul07

North American AT-6D “Rascal V”- N8151

Serial Number 43639 Type Registration Individual
Manufacturer Name NORTH AMERICAN Certificate Issue Date 10/23/1998
Model AT-6D Status Valid
Type Aircraft Fixed Wing Single-Engine Type Engine Reciprocating
Pending Number Change None Dealer No
Date Change Authorized None Mode S Code 52617152
MFR Year None Fractional Owner NO
Registered Owner

Street PO BOX 5027

County MARICOPA Zip Code 85377-5027

Engine Manufacturer P&W Classification Standard
Engine Model R1340 SERIES Category None
A/W Date 12/19/1958