Magazine article Sea Classics

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Magazine article Sea Classics

Sea Mail

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LISTING OF NAVY TRAINING AIRCRAFT

I know Sea Classics often mentions and illustrates some of the more important US Navy aircraft - especially those from WWII such as the Corsair, Helldiver, and Dauntless. How about a comprehensive listing of US Navy training aircraft from Day One up to the present? I think this would be quite popular with readers and would certainly present many Navy aircraft rarely illustrated. What do you think? I am enclosing a photo of a Navy SNJ Texan as an example

- Tom Ryder/New York City, NY

Mr. Ryder's very nice photograph of a North American SNJ-4 Texan BuNo 26868 from CASU-23.

SUSAN DUPREY REPLIES: Certainly Tom has an interesting idea. However, such a project would take up lots of time. Would Sea Classics readers be interested in such a listing? We would have to raid the files of our companion magazine Air Classics but there are certainly many, many USN training aircrañ that should have their stories told. Please let me know how you feel about such an article at ed@challengeweb. …

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