|Crew:||Instructor & Student|
|Length:||27' 11"||8.51 M|
|Height:||7' 6"||2.29 M|
|Wingspan:||36' 11"||11.25 M|
|No. of Engines:||1|
|Range:||450 miles||724.00 Km|
|Max Speed:||132.00 Mph||212.00 Km/H||114.59 Kt|
|Ceiling:||13000.0 Ft||3962.20 M|
The "Cornell" series of aircraft --- the PT-19, PT-23 and PT-26 were designed
in 1938 and built in the U.S. by Fairchild Aircraft, in Hagerstown, Maryland,
and Howard Aircraft (PT-19 and PT-23 respectively) and built by Aeronca for
Brazil, Chile, and other South American countries. The PT-26 was built by Fleet
Aircraft of Canada and was similar to the PT-19B except the PT-26 was fitted
with a full length sliding canopy.
The museum's aircraft is a PT-19B with s/n T43-5598. (other source says
serial number is 43-55985 or 43-5598). This aircraft is on loan from the USAF.