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Harvard MK-4 - Winnipeg MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 53.412 W 097° 14.135
14U E 626734 N 5527915
Quick Description: This Harvard is in the Air Force Heritage Park on Air Force Way in Winnipeg MB.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 9/20/2011 3:22:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMCMCW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 9

Long Description:
The nearby plaque says this pilot trainer, manufactured by Noorduyn Aviation Ltd, was used from July 1939 to March 1968. It was dedicated here on 15 Sept 1996.

According to Wikipedia, Noorduyn Aircraft Ltd was acquired by the Canadian Car & Foundry(CCF) in 1946. CCF built 270 Harvard MK-4's for the RCAF. The MK II developed into the MK-4 and had improved cockpit layout, increased fuel capacity, modified landing gear with steerable tailwheel, updated radios and a 600hp R-1340-AN-1 engine.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Harvard MK-4

Tail Number: (S/N): 20301

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Air Force Heritage Park

inside / outside: outside

Other Information::
There is no fee to view the aircraft at the Heritage Park. They include: • CT-134A Musketeer II • CP-121 Tracker • CH-136 Kiowa Helicopter • CF-104 Starfighter • CF-101B Voodoo • Harvard MK-4 • CF-100 Canuck • F-86 Sabre MK VI • CT-133 Silver Star • Canadair CX-144A Challenger


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