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Chantilly VA - Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center - Ryan PT-22 Recruit

The Ryan PT-22 Recruit is a military trainer aircraft used by the United States Army Air Corps and its successor, the United States Army Air Forces for primary pilot training.

 

It was the first monoplane that the Army had used for primary pilot training, as all previous PT aircraft were biplanes.

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Taken on October 21, 2011