The Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan was a military training aircraft used by the United States Army Air Forces and the Royal Air Force during and after World War II. It was a derivative of the Beechcraft Model 18, which was a versatile twin-engine aircraft commonly used for various purposes, including transport and training.
Here are some key details about the Beechcraft AT-11:
After World War II, many surplus AT-11s were sold to civilian operators and were used for various purposes, including executive transport and cargo hauling. Some may still be in use today, though they are considered vintage aircraft.
The Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan played a crucial role in training the aircrews that operated the heavy bombers of World War II and contributed to the success of Allied air operations during the war.