The Plaza de la Latina in Madrid is the site of the exhibition “Flying, the Story of an Adventure” organized by the Air Force and featuring two old aircraft: a Northorp / CASA F-5A fighter and a legendary trainer / light attack T. – 6D ?? Texan ??. (Photos Rubén Galindo and Julio Maíz)
In the Plaza de la Latina you will see two Air Force planes
The excellently preserved Northorp / CASA F-5A.
The T-6D on display belongs to the travel collection of the Museo de Aeronautica and the Astronautica de Cuatro Vientos.
Detail of the cockpit of the North American T-6D ?? Texan ??, registered as C.6-124 421-25.
The F-5A wears the tactical camouflage it used when deployed on the 21st Wing. It’s a shame that the pitot tube is missing.
Rear view of the F-5A ?? Freedom Fighter ?? and the performance of its two General Electric J85 turbojet engines.
View from the height of the T-6D “Texan”, which served as an attack aircraft in North Africa, hence the Spanish name C.6.
The exposed F-5A wears the camouflage known as the “lizard”.
The T-6D ?? Texan ?? It was powered by a reliable Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp radial motor.
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