Airbase Arizona - Commemorative Air Force

T-6 Nella


This AT-6, affectionately referred to as ‘Nella, reflecting the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) mascot Fifinella, was flown by the WASP in training classes from mid-1943 until the WASP were disbanded in December 1944. She was also the final check ride plane for some WASP to receive their silver wings.

Nella at Avenger Field, with WASP reenactors, marking the 80 year anniversary of her time there from June 1943- Dec 1944

Specifications (AT-6)

  • Engine: One 600-hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340-49
  • Weight: Empty 3,900 lbs.
  • Max Takeoff: 5,155 lbs
  • Maximum Speed: 210 mph
  • Ceiling: 24,000 ft.
  • Range: 629 miles

Flights on this plane

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  • Riders Must be at Least 12 years of Age to Ride.
  • ​Riders Between the Age of 12 -17 years Must Have a Legal Guardian Present at Time of Check-in.
  • The rider must weigh less than 250 pounds.