PT-19 Southern California Wing

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This beautifully-restored antique training plane is owned by Capt. Charles Plumb, USN (Ret.), of Calabasas, CA. Charles flew F-4 Phantoms during the Vietnam conflict, and was shot down on his 75th mission. He spent 5 years and 9 months in a communist prison, and learned how to survive and come out of it stronger than when he went in.He now gives motivational speeches all over the country on how one can survive in adversity. Take a flight, open cockpit down the Ventura shoreline, in this... Read more

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Southern California Wing
Camarillo, CA

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PT-19 Specs
Role Trainer
Manufacturer Fairchild
Introduced 1940
Power 1 × Ranger L-440-3 6-cyl. inverted air-cooled in-line piston engine, 200 hp
Length 28 ft 0 in
Height 10 ft 6 in
Wingspan 36 ft 0 in
Range 348 nmi

This beautifully-restored antique training plane is owned by Capt. Charles Plumb, USN (Ret.), of Calabasas, CA. Charles flew F-4 Phantoms during the Vietnam conflict, and was shot down on his 75th mission. He spent 5 years and 9 months in a communist prison, and learned how to survive and come out of it stronger than when he went in.He now gives motivational speeches all over the country on how one can survive in adversity. Take a flight, open cockpit down the Ventura shoreline, in this wonderful flying World War II trainer.

Crew Chief: Mike Perrenoud Crew: Robert Blair

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