FAA-O acquires the Army's first Cessna T-41B Mescalero.


May 5, 2016


The Friends of Army Aviation took ownership of the very first T41 Airplane used as a trainer for the United States Army. The Cessna T-41 Mescalero is a military version of the popular Cessna 172, operated by the United States Air Force and Army as well as the armed forces of various other countries as a pilot training aircraft.

Pictured with the airplane is Mayor Billy Blackwell, City of Ozark, General David Allen and John Holladay (Doc) both representing the Friends of Army Aviation. Ozark Airport - Blackwell Field is exciting to be its new home.