The Nanchang CJ-6

This is my attempt to document the process of purchasing and owning a warbird, specifically, a Chinese Military Trainer designed in 1958.

Image

The process began with a ride in an L-39 Albatros.

It really got me thinking.

Before I got my pilot's license, I received a gift certificate at one of those Air Combat places. I had a blast! I think it was the motivation to start flying. The flight in the L-39 reinforced the idea that I loved going upside down. It also raised a few questions: What did I want to get out of flying? What would the mission be? How much could I afford?

The adventure begins ...

If you'd like occasional updates,

Follow n923yk on Twitter