1⁄1Fleet 16B Finch Walkaround
historyThe Fleet Finch (Fleet Model 16) is a two-seat, tandem training biplane produced by Fleet Aircraft of Fort Erie, Ontario. There were a number of variants mainly based on engine variations. Over several years beginning in 1939, a total of 447 Finches were built, nearly all (431) of them for use as elementary trainers in the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) during the Second World War.
History adapted from Wikipedia.
Finch ZK-AGCBuilt in 1941 for the RCAF, -AGC Immigrated to New Zealand in 2004 from its previous home in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It remains active on the New Zealand civil register.
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