of South Africa

c/n 88-16235

The North American Harvard in South Africa


Individual Aircraft History


C/N 88-16235
SAAF 7625
SAAF 7729
ZS-WLT
ZS-WLR

NA-88 AT-6D HARVARD III


Named Hot Stuff

 

The aircraft was built by North American Aviation

Diverted from the US to the RAF with tail number EZ310

Delivered to the SAAF with serial 7625.

To United Kingdom in October 1946 and then to the Belgian Air Force with the tail number H-15.

The trainer returned to the SAAF on the 7th of January 1961 and was allocated a tail number 7729

Displayed at the Military Museum at Fort Klapperkop from the 13th of September 1967.

The aircraft was sold to the SAA Apprentice Training School and first registered ZS-WLT.

Rebuilt by the school to airworthy standard and registered ZS-WLR on the 18th of September 1995.

The aircraft provides hands on training for live aircraft operations.

The aircraft is flown at air shows and aviation functions.




88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 Hot Stuff Theo van der Merwe


88-16235


ZS-WLR


South African Airways Technical


Photograph: Theo van der Merwe


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 Hot Stuff Theo van der Merwe 2


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Theo van der Merwe


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 new colour Steve Allison 1


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

South African Airways Technical


Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 1

88-16235

 

ZS-WLR


Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 2


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za

 

 

88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 3


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

Photograph: South African Airways Technical

 

Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za

 


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 4


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za

 


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 5


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za

 

88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 8

88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za

 


88-16235 ZS-WLR 7625 old colour Steve Allison 9


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Old colour scheme

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Steve Allison Photography www.steve.co.za



88-16235 ZS-WLR Stephan Rossouw 1


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Named Hot Stuff

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Stephan Rossouw SR Photography

 


88-16235 ZS-WLR Stephan Rossouw 3

88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Named Hot Stuff

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Stephan Rossouw SR Photography


88-16235 ZS-WLR Stephan Rossouw 4


88-16235

 

ZS-WLR

 

Named Hot Stuff

 

The SAAF number 7625 can be seen under the letters ZS-WLR

 

South African Airways Technical

 

Photograph: Stephan Rossouw SR Photography




 





 


 
 
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