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   Bell P-39 Airacobra
   Bell P-63 Kingcobra
   Brewster Buffalo
   Chance-Vought F-4U Corsair
   Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
   Curtiss SB2C Helldiver
   Douglas A-1 Skyraider
   Douglas A-26 Invader
   Douglas SBD Dauntless
   Fairey Firefly
   Focke-Wulf Fw 190
   Grumman F4F Wildcat
   Grumman F6F Hellcat
   Grumman F7F Tigercat
   Grumman F8F Bearcat
   Grumman TBF Avenger
   Hawker Hurricane
   Hawker Sea Fury
   Lockheed P-38 Lightning
   Messerschmitt Bf-109
   Mitsubishi A6M Zero-Sen
   North American P-51 Mustang

   Polikarpov I-16
   Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
   Supermarine Spitfire
   Yakovlev Yak-3
   Yakovlev Yak-9

Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan (C-45)
   Beechcraft T-34 Mentor
   Boeing / Stearman PT-17

   Commonwealth CA-25 Winjeel
   Commonwealth CA-1 Wirraway
   DeHavilland DHC-1 Chipmunk
   DeHavilland DH-82 Tiger Moth
   Fairchild PT-19 Cornell
   Hunting / Percival Provost
   Meyers OTW
   Nanchang CJ-6
   Naval Aircraft Factory N3N
   N. Am. BT-9 / BT-14 / Yale
   N. Am. T-6 Texan / SNJ / Harvard
   N. American T-28 Trojan

   Piaggio P149
   Ryan PT-22 Recruit

   Scottish Aviation T1 Bulldog
   Vultee BT-13 Valiant
   Yakovlev Yak-11
   Yakovlev Yak-18
   Yakovlev Yak-52

   Avro Lancaster
   Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
   Boeing B-29 Superfortress
   Bristol Blenheim / Bolingbroke
   Consolidated B-24 Liberator
   Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer

   Douglas A-3 Skywarrior
   DeHavilland Mosquito
   Fairey Swordfish
   Heinkel He-111 / Casa 2.111

   Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon / Ventura
   Martin B-26 Marauder
   North American B-25 Mitchell

   Beechcraft C-45 (AT-11)

   Boeing C-97 Stratofreighter (KC-97)
   Curtiss C-46 Commando
   Douglas C-47 Skytrain / Dakota
   Douglas C-54 Skymaster

   Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
   Fairchild C-123 Provider
   Grumman C-1 Trader (S-2)
   Lockheed C-60 Lodestar
   Lockheed C-69 Constellation

Utility / Observation / Special Duty:
   Aeronca L-3 Grasshopper
   Aeronca L-16 Grasshopper
   Antonov AN-2 Colt
   Auster AOP 6/9
   Avro 652 Anson
   Avro Shackleton
   British Taylorcraft I-V
   Cessna L-19 / O-1 Bird Dog
   Cessna O-2 Super Skymaster
   Cessna T-50 / UC-78 Bobcat
   Consolidated PBY Catalina

   DeHavilland U-6A / L-20 Beaver
   Fairey Gannet
   Fairey Swordfish
   Fieseler Fi156 Storch
   Grumman S-2 Tracker (C-1)
   Grumman HU-16 Albatross
   Grumman OV-1 Mohawk
   Junkers Ju 52/3m

   Lockheed P2V Neptune
   Max Holste M.H.1521 Broussard
   Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun

   Noorduyn UC-64 Norseman
   North American L-17 Navion
   N. Am./ Rockwell OV-10 Bronco
   Piper L-4 Grasshopper
   Stinson L-5 Sentinel
   Taylorcraft L-2 Grasshopper
   Westland Lysander

   Aero L-29 Delfin
   Aero L-39 Albatros
   Aermacchi MB-326
   Avro Vulcan
   BAC Strikemaster
   Blackburn (BAC) Buccaneer
   Canadair Tutor
   Cessna A-37 Dragonfly
   DeHavilland Vampire
   DeHavilland Venom
   English Electric Canberra
   English Electric Lightning
   Folland Gnat
   Fouga CM-170 Magister
   Gloster Meteor
   Grumman F9F Panther
   Hawker Hunter
   Hispano HA-200 Saeta
   Hunting Jet Provost
   Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
   Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star
   McDonnell-Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
   McDonnell-Douglas F-4 Phantom
   Messerschmitt Me-262
   Mikoyan MiG-15
   Mikoyan MiG-17
   Mikoyan MiG-21
   N. Am. F-86 Sabre / FJ-4 Fury
   N. Am. F-100 Super Sabre
   N. Am. / Rockwell T-2 Buckeye
   Northrop T-38 Talon / F-5
   PZL / WSK TS-11 Iskra
   Saab J35 Draken
   Soko G-2A Galeb
   Temco Pinto & Super Pinto

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Canadair CL-41 Tutor/Tebuan

(Variants/Other Names: CT-114; CL-41G)

Canadair CT-114 / CL-41 Tutor
(Photo courtesy Canadian Forces.)

History: Sometimes an aircraft company needs to take a chance. Such is the case with the Canadair CL-41 Tutor. Despite the government’s initial disinterest, Canadair designed and built two prototypes of this basic jet trainer. Powered by a Pratt and Whitney JT12A turbojet, this two-seat trainer first flew in January 1960. Recognizing a good thing, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) ordered 190 planes, delivered between 1963 and 1966. Features included side-by-side seats, an upward opening canopy, lateral air brakes, a T-tail and steerable nosewheel. The engine was later changed to the more powerful General Electric J-85.

The Tutor served steadfastly and effectively for over thirty years as the primary trainer of the Royal Canadian Air Force, where it was known by its RCAF designation, CT-114.

An advanced model, CL-41G (designed as a light attack aircraft), involved the fitting of an up-rated engine and six underwing hard-points, as modified landing gear for soft field landings, and ‘zero-level’ ejection seats. The Royal Malaysian Air Force ordered twenty of these in 1966, named the Tebuan (Wasp).

Ever since the year 2000, when the Tutor was retired from the RCAF's No.2 Flying School in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada, few of them still fly today. At least ten are still in use with the Snowbirds aerobatic team, and the plane is also in service with Canada's Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE). One of the aircraft's last modernization programs added external fuel tanks, new avionics, and electrical system updates. Several Tutors and at least one Tebuan have made their way into private ownership in the USA.

Nicknames: "Toot"

Specifications (CL-41 Tutor):
        Engine: One 2,950-pound thrust General Electric / Orenda J85-CAN-40 turbojet.
        Weight: Empty 4,895 lbs., Max Takeoff 7,788 lbs.
        Wing Span: 36ft. 6in.
        Length: 32ft. 0in.
        Height: 9ft. 0.75in.
            Maximum Speed: 480 mph
            Ceiling: 42,000 ft.
            Range: 650 miles with internal fuel
        Armament: None (The CL-41G Tebuan could carry up to 4,000 pounds of weapons on underwing and under-fuselage hard-points.)

Number Built: ~210 (including CL-41Gs)

Number Still Airworthy: ~25, including approximately 4 as privately-owned warbirds.

Canadian Forces Snowbirds' site
DND-101 Visual Guide to Canadian Forces -- Tutor page
Tutor Close-Up Photos by Geoff McDonell
Tutor Photo Walk-Around



Canadair CT114 Tutor
Plastic Model (1:72 Scale)
By Hobby Craft



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