Aircraft Data Sheet

for SNJ Bu. No. 91091


The SNJ was the Navy version of the North American T-6 basic trainer, which was used by thousands of fledgling pilots as their last trainer before operational duty in World War II. First deliveries were ordered in 1936, with the different variants remaining in service in large numbers well into the 1950's.  (source: United States Navy Aircraft since 1911 by Gordon Swanborough and Peter Bowers)

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Photos below provided by Nick Thompson.


Photo below provided by Jim Redfield.




Remarks: This aircraft was moved to the Midway on 25 May 2004 and has become one of the most popular exhibits on the ship.

Nickname:  Snidge

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Page updated on 30 November 2007