Built by Canadian Car and Foundry in 1952 under licence for North American as a Harvard Mark IV. Constructors Number CCF4-16.
Assigned to the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with serial number 20225. On March 25, 1968 stricken from service.
During 1969, sold to 20th Century Fox Film Corp and registered in the United States with the FAA as N15796. This aircraft was cosmetically converted in to an A6M2 Zero replica for use in the filming of Tora! Tora! Tora!
During 1971, sold at auction to Brian Reynolds / Northwest Helicopters Inc. During 1998 to Olympic
Flight Museum. Painted in the markings of A6M2 Zero tail code 3-183. On March 13, 2001 sold to Olympic Jet Inc.
FAA Registry - N15796
Warbird Information Xchange - Tora! Tora! Tora! (Microsoft Excel .XLS file)
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January 9, 2018