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DaveTrojan

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I have been working on historical studies of the various training aircraft used at Columbus Army Flying School Mississippi during WWII.  Not a lot has been written about these important, but little known training types.   I included lots of info and pictures about their accidents. I welcome your comments and I am always looking for more info about each subject type. I am also looking for any known crash sites of the type.

Beech AT-10 Wichita story attached
  
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Great article Dave!

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I want to ditto that Dave.  I'd heard of the AT-10s before, but never any details.  Dennis

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Good job of research, and some great photos. Interesting (was it split?) sliding canopy!   So apparently this was the old "bamboo bomber??"

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Negative.  The "Bamboo Bomber"  was the Cessna UC-78 or AT-17, also known as the "Bobcat".  Similar to the AT-10, but could seat 5.  It also featured a wooden wing, but a "tube and rag" fuselage.  Quite a few of those still around.  Dennis

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Really enjoyed reading the story, Thanks for sharing the information. There is a "Bamboo Bomber" cockpit at Garland V Stewart middle school here in Tampa.
Only the aluminum cockpit shell, the tubular of the cockpit and instrument panel. I cobbeled it together from misc. parts and donated it for the school which is an Aviation and technology Magnet school. 
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I would love to see a picture of it. Can you please send one
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