North American AT-6D  N9272K            (c/n  88-15693)


                                                Most AT-6s still around are now resplendent as "warbirds" of course, but this one, taken
                                                at Brackett Field, Southern California in the late 1990s had a sort of pseudo-military look
                                                to its civil guise.   This particular machine did a wheels-up landing in a hay field at Brookings,
                                                SD in August 2003 when it ran out of gas shortly after take off.   Ever heard of a pre-flight?
                                                When AT-6s (or any military machine, for that matter) were sold to the public they looked
                                                like the example below.  N7067C was an AT-6C photographed at Van Nuys in the mid