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US Forest Service T-34B Mentor markings

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  • From: Vancouver, British Columbia
US Forest Service T-34B Mentor markings
Posted by Bobstamp on Wednesday, July 03, 2019 2:34 PM

I am building a 1/48 scale Minicraft version of the T-34 Beech Mentor. As supplied, the model represents a T-34A in US Air Force livery. I want my model to represent an ex-Navy T-34B. My main problem right now is figuring out the markings the Forest Service's T-34Bs.

In 1962, I was a passenger in a Forest Service T-34B that crashed near a small fire in New Mexico's Black Range mountains. I have only one image that shows the sister ship of the "crash plane," which my girlfriend took a few weeks after the crash. (Details about the crash are on my web page at http://www.ephemeraltreasures.net/crash-part-1.html.)

Can anyone tell me how the Forest Service marked the wings of its T-34Bs? (It's amazing that with all of the hundreds of T-34 photos available on line, I haven't found one that shows the plane from above or below, much less a Forest Service T-34.)

Bob

 

 

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