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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - 6000-M SPEEDSTER
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Powerplant: 1 x 125 hp Menasco C-4 inline engine
Seats: 2
Period of Service: 1939 - ?

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

6000-M Speedster

 
Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Rearwin
Country of Manufacture: United States
Role: Utility
 
Description:

Sport aircraft.

At the start of World War II, South Africa impressed many private civil aircraft into the SAAF for use to train pilots and staff on the repair and maintenance of aircraft.

Many of these aircraft were also for communications between HQ and the air schools and operational training units.