This year's Aircraft Spruce t-shirt features the BT-13B Vultee which is the 2019/2020 Aircraft Catalog cover airplane!
This Vultee BT-13B was manufactured in Downey, CA in 1944 and was owned and flown by Bob and Flo Irwin, founders of Aircraft Spruce, from 1951 to 1962. It went through numerous owners over the next 53 years before it was acquired by Jim and Nanci Irwin in 2015 and restored to near original condition. For more history on this aircraft, please follow the link below:
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