Pacific Wrecks
Pacific Wrecks    
  Missing In Action (MIA) Prisoners Of War (POW) Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)  
Chronology Locations Aircraft Ships Submit Info How You Can Help Donate
 
  North American Harvard Mark IV Serial Number 20225 Tail 3-183

Aircraft History
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.

References
FAA Registry - N15796
Warbird Information Xchange - Tora! Tora! Tora! (Microsoft Excel .XLS file)

Contribute Information
Are you a relative or associated with any person mentioned?
Do you have photos or additional information to add?

Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

Tech Info
Harvard
  Discussion Forum Daily Updates Reviews Museums Interviews & Oral Histories  
 
Pacific Wrecks Inc. All rights reserved.
Donate Now Facebook Twitter YouTube Google Plus Instagram