North American Harvard

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North American Harvard

Taken at Swartkops in 1997.

Taken at Swartkops in 1997.

The first prototype flew in 1937, the T6G had a top speed of 341 kmh at sea level with an operational ceiling
of 6500m.

A batch of 9 Mk I’s were delivered between 1940 and 1942, and the SAAF took delivery of their first batch of Harvard Mk II’s in 1942, with deliveries continuing until four Harvards were purchased from the Belgian Air Force in 1961.

The SAAF operated a number of variants, including the MkII (Designated in the US as  AT-6C), Mk III’s (designated in the US as AT-6D or SJN-4) and the T-6G, the rebuilt version of World War II vintage machines.


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