T-6 Texan

1935 trainer aircraft family by North American Aviation

The North American T-6 Texan is an American training aircraft. 15,495 were built. They were sometimes used for artillery spotting, observation and coordinating other aircraft. In a few cases, they were even loaded with guns and bombs in order to serve against lightly armed Insurgents. Other times, it was used as a testbed for cockpit displays, with the pilot in the back seat having to fly based on only the new instruments being tested.