Fairchild M-62 (PT-19, PT-23, PT-26)

Trainer

Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A) Flying Bulls N50429 T43-5205 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Fairchild M-62 is a single-engine two-seat trainer aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Fairchild Aircraft. The main variants are the PT-19, PT-23 and PT-26.
The PT-23 was equipped with a Continental radial engine due to a shortage of Ranger piston engines.
Crew2
Propulsion1 Piston Engine
Engine ModelFairchild Ranger 6-440C-3
Engine Power134 kW180 hp
Speed302 km/h163 kts
  188 mph
Service Ceiling4.663 m15.300 ft
Range693 km374 NM
430 mi.
Empty Weight917 kg2.022 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight1.270 kg2.800 lbs
Wing Span10,97 m35 ft 12 in
Wing Area18,6 m200 ft
Length8,53 m27 ft 12 in
Height3,20 m10 ft 6 in
First Flight15.05.1939
Production Statusout of production
Total Production6397
ICAO CodeFA62
Data for (Version)Fairchild PT-19A (M-62A)
VariantsPT-19, PT-19A, PT-19B, PT-23, PT-23A, PT-26, PT-26A, PT-26B, Cornell I (PT-26), Cornell II (PT-26A), Cornell III (PT-26B)

[Photo-ID: 7563] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Fairchild (Fleet) M-62A-3 Cornell II, , C-GCWC, c/n FC195, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild (Fleet)
M-62A-3 Cornell II
Reg.: C-GCWC
c/n: FC195
 
ex RCAF 10835 and marked as such, flyable
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 7564] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Fairchild (Fleet) M-62A-3 Cornell II, , C-GCWC, c/n FC195, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild (Fleet)
M-62A-3 Cornell II
Reg.: C-GCWC
c/n: FC195
 
ex RCAF 10835 and marked as such, flyable
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 7561] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Fairchild (Fleet) M-62A-3 Cornell II, , CF-CVF, c/n 1070, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild (Fleet)
M-62A-3 Cornell II
Reg.: CF-CVF
c/n: 1070
 
ex RCAF FV702, flyable
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 7562] Karsten Palt 2013-07-19
Fairchild (Fleet) M-62A-3 Cornell II, , CF-CVF, c/n 1070, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild (Fleet)
M-62A-3 Cornell II
Reg.: CF-CVF
c/n: 1070
 
ex RCAF FV702, flyable
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum [Hamilton, Mount Hope]
[Photo-ID: 7347] Karsten Palt 2013-09-06
Fairchild PT-19 (M-62A), Flying Bulls, N50429, c/n T43-5205, Karsten Palt, 2013Fairchild
PT-19 (M-62A)
Flying Bulls
Reg.: N50429
c/n: T43-5205
 
Oldtimer-Fliegertreffen 2013 [Kirchheim unter Teck - Hahnweide (EDST)]
[Photo-ID: 11020] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Fairchild PT-19A Cornell, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 41-14675, c/n T41-613, Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
PT-19A Cornell
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 41-14675
c/n: T41-613
 
ex N53963
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11297] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Fairchild PT-19B Cornell, United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), 43-5598, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
PT-19B Cornell
United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Reg.: 43-5598
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11021] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Fairchild PT-26 Cornell, Royal Canadian Air Force, 10530, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2015Fairchild
PT-26 Cornell
Royal Canadian Air Force
Reg.: 10530
 
ex N1270N
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]