Trainers (How to order the DVD)

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Aeronca-Grasshopper

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The Aeronca Model 7 Champion was a two-seat high-wing cabin monoplane, used by the military as a liaison/artillery spotter aircraft, and in general aviation. Immediately after World War II, the US Lightplane market experienced a boom and Aeronca's Champion proved extremely successful.
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Avro 504

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First flown on 18 September 1913 and powered by an 80 hp Gnome rotary engine, the Avro 504 was a development of the earlier Avro 500, designed for training and private flying. It was a two-bay biplane of all-wooden construction, with a square-section fuselage. Used for many purposes-Trainer, Scout, and even as a WWI Bomber!
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Cessna 152

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First delivered in 1977 as the 1978 model year, the 152 was a modernization of the proven Cessna 150 design. The 152 was intended to compete with the new Beechcraft Skipper and Piper Tomahawk, both of which were introduced the same year.
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Cessna 172

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Six world-wide versions in all. The Cessna 172 is the most successful mass produced light aircraft in history.
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Cessna-BirdDog

The Cessna L-19/O-1 Bird Dog is a liaison and observation aircraft. It was the first all metal fixed wing aircraft ordered for and by the United States Army since becoming its own branch of service, U.S. Air Force. The Bird Dog had a lengthy career in the U.S. military as well as in other countries. This model is also available as a large collection of 12 versions as of 9/09.
$12.95

Cessna-Birddog-Collection

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The Cessna L-19/O-1 Bird Dog is a liaison and observation aircraft. It was the first all metal fixed wing aircraft ordered for and by the United States Army since the U.S. Army Air Forces separated from the Army in 1947, becoming its own branch of service, the U.S. Air Force. The Bird Dog had a lengthy career in the U.S. military as well as in other countries. This is a downloadable cardmodel from Fiddlersgreen and comes in 12 different versions as of 9/09.
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Curtiss Jenny

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The JN-2, deficient in performance, particularly climbing, was an equal-span biplane with ailerons controlled by a shoulder yoke located in the aft cockpit. The improved JN-3 incorporated unequal spans with ailerons only on the upper wings, controlled by a wheel.
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DeHavilland Chipmunk

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The de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk is a tandem, two-seat, single-engined primary trainer aircraft which was the standard primary trainer for the Royal Canadian Air Force, Royal Air Force and several other air forces through much of the post-Second World War years.
$8.95

Piper-L4-Grasshopper

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The Piper L-4 was basically, the all familiar Piper J3 Cub with more overhead windows allowing the pilot to check for traffic directly over the aircraft with minimal effort. It was used in the European and Pacific theaters doing any job assigned. In a few cases, they were actually credited with destroying enemy fighters. The folder ALSO includes a second model.. the Air Ambulance in two scales.
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PT-16 Trainer

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The Ryan STs were a series of two seat, low wing monoplane aircraft built by the Ryan Aeronautical Company. They were used as sport aircraft, as well as trainers by flying schools and the military of several countries.
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PT-22 Trainer

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Trainers are on the Helicopter CDs. The Ryan PT-22 Recruit is a military trainer aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces for primary pilot training. It was the first monoplane that the Army had used for primary pilot training, as all previous PT aircraft were biplanes.
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PT-26 Trainer

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The Fairchild PT-19 was a USA Fairchild Aircraft monoplane primary trainer aircraft that served with the United States Army Air Forces, RAF and RCAF during World War II. The final variant was the PT-26, which used the L-440-7 engine. The Canadian-built versions of these were designated the Cornell.
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Schweizer TG-2 Trainer

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After the war they were sold as surplus and quickly became sought after in civil soaring for their structural strength, lightness and their rugged all-metal design. The 2-8 became one of the most popular post war trainers in the USA
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Slingsby-Tutor

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The T.31 was a tandem two-seat development of the T.8 Tutor. A single T.31A prototype was flown in 1949, followed by the production T.31B, with spoilers and a small additional wing bracing strut. T.31s were exported to Burma, Ceylon, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan and Rhodesia.
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SNJ Texan

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Arguably, the best and most loved trainer ever. Produced by the thousands, many still fly today- often at airshows dressed up as scarce but noisy Zeros. The T-6 Texan was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft designed by North American Aviation, used to train fighter pilots from all over the world..
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Stearman-PT17

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One of the most widely used basic trainers of the war period was this biplane: the Boeing- Stearman Kaydet which, based on the original Stearman design, was produced by Boeing until February 1945 in a total of 10,346 aircraft to meet the needs of the USAAF and the US Navy. It was also extensively used as a glider tug and crop duster.. 11 different versions
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Tiger Moth

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The de Havilland DH 82 Tiger Moth is a 1930s biplane designed by Geoffrey de Havilland and was operated by the Royal Air Force and others as a primary trainer≥ By start of the Second World War, the RAF had 500 of the aircraft in service and large numbers of civilian Tiger Moths were impressed to meet the demand for trainers.
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Zögling Primary Glider

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Sydney Button built his Zogling Primary Glider and test flew it in 1941 on the paddocks at Matraville, right next to Mascot Airport. He taught himself to fly by getting a friend to operate his Essex car which had the back wheel jacked up and fitted with a drum full of wire.

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Trainers Collection DVD

Hard to find Training Aircraft models on DVD mailed anywhere prepaid, and safely stashed in your folder. THREE months free magic keys included. (20 Models)
$199.95

Aircraft Collection DVD

Complete Aircraft Collection Over 1200 models including versions !! Because of sagging sales here (and everywhere), our entire Aircraft Collection (was $299) is NOW just $199 and we'll include the Buildings Collection ($69.95) on the DVD as well. DVD mailed postpaid to anywhere includes one year of Magic Keys. $400 value half priced at just $199.95. Please email us for a rebate if you've bought this collection within the last 3 months. (379 Models)
$69.95

Aircraft Update Collection DVD

4.5GB DVD of the entire Aircraft Model Collection updated to the day you order!! The entire collection will be placed in your MyModels folder and the DVD will be mailed anywhere postpaid. IMPORTANT - You'll need to have already bought the entire AC Collection (now only $199-see left) to be eligible. Click it into your shopping cart OR use PayPal to chipfyn@gmail.com Question about eligibility? Please email info@fiddlersgreen.net