Our Planes

Charlotte's Chariot II

North American P-51 Mustang

Specifications (P-51D):
        Engine: One 1,695-hp Packard Merlin V-1650-7 piston V-12 engine
        Weight: Empty 7,125 lbs., Max Takeoff 12,100 lbs.
        Wing Span: 37ft. 0.5in.
        Length: 32ft. 9.5in.
        Height: 13ft. 8in.
        Performance:
            Maximum Speed: 437 mph
            Ceiling: 41,900 ft.
            Range: 1300 miles
        Armament: Six 12.7-mm (0.5 inch) wing-mounted machine guns, plus up to two 1,000-lb bombs or six 127-mm (5 inch) rockets.

North American AT-6 Texan

Specifications (SNJ-5):
        Engine: One 600-hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 radial piston engine
        Weight: Empty 4,158 lbs., Max Takeoff 5,300 lbs.
        Wing Span: 42ft. 0.25in.
        Length: 29ft. 6in.
        Height: 11ft. 9in.
        Performance:
            Maximum Speed: 205 mph
            Ceiling: 21,500 ft.
            Range: 750 miles
        Armament: None

Stinson L-5 Sentinel

Specifications (L-5):
        Engine: One 185-hp Lycoming O-435-1 flat-six piston engine
        Weight: Empty 1,550 lbs., Max Takeoff 2,020 lbs.
        Wing Span: 34ft. 0in.
        Length: 24ft. 1in.
        Height: 7ft. 11in.
        Performance:
            Maximum Speed: 130 mph
            Ceiling: 15,800 ft.
            Range: 360 miles
        Armament: None

Aviat A1-B Husky Amphibian

An adaptation of the out-of-production Piper PA-18 "Super Cub" the Aviat "Husky" is a favorite among bush pilots for its rugged design and short field landing ability (~350'). This aircraft has been fitted with amphibious floats that allow it to take off and land on water or dry land.