So what’s a “Cornell” anyway…?

The recently formed Commemorative Air Force New England Wing just received its first aircraft, a Fairchild PT-23. The aircraft arrived at its new home, the Hampton Airfield (7B3) in NH, yesterday afternoon, after being diverted to KMHT on Friday.

A fly-by for the awaiting crowd before landing.

Some people refer to this aircraft as “Cornell”, so let’s figure out why.

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