AT-6A "Nella" WASP Squadron

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This AT-6, affectionately referred to as ‘Nella, reflecting the WASP mascot Fifinella, was flown by the WASP in training classes from mid 1943 until the WASP were disbanded in December 1944. She was also the final check ride plane for some WASP to receive their silver wings. Today she is the responsibility of the WASP Squadron. She will be touring as part of the Air Power History Tour, giving rides to as many original WASP as possible. To date she has provided seven flights, and proudly holds... Read more

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WASP Squadron
Dallas Executive Airport, Dallas, TX

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AT-6A Specs
Role Trainer
Manufacturer North American Aviation
Introduced 1935
Produced 15,495
Length 8.8 m
Height 3.5 m
Wingspan 12.9 m
Range 1,173 km

This AT-6, affectionately referred to as ‘Nella, reflecting the WASP mascot Fifinella, was flown by the WASP in training classes from mid 1943 until the WASP were disbanded in December 1944. She was also the final check ride plane for some WASP to receive their silver wings. Today she is the responsibility of the WASP Squadron. She will be touring as part of the Air Power History Tour, giving rides to as many original WASP as possible. To date she has provided seven flights, and proudly holds their signatures in her luggage compartment. She also proudly displays her banners, telling her story to interested students.

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