Photography by Ian L. Sitren

T-34 Mentor Fly In

The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor was a military training aircraft which first flew in 1948. There were over 2300 built and it is based on the civilian Beechcraft Bonanza. Originally a piston engine and later introduced with a turboprop. Still in service for many uses after six decades. At the Palm Springs Air Museum.

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3 responses

  1. I didn’t realize it was based on Bonanza. Thanks for the insight.

    January 19, 2015 at 4:59 pm

  2. Nice photos, Ian. Good series.

    January 20, 2015 at 1:06 am

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