O-1 / L-19 Bird Dog (multiple)

I photographed these Cessna O-1 Bird Dog examples at NASM’s Udvar-Hazy Center and the NMoUSAF, and another briefly during its flight at McChord AFB. The L-19 (a redesigned Cessna Model 170) began in 1950, and was redesignated as the O-1 in 1962.

Cessna L-19 Bird Dog

Warhawk Air Museum; Nampa, Idaho 2021

O-1G 51-11917

NMoUSAF 2018

Cessna L-19 #24575

Arlington airport 2022

Cessna Bird Dog

McChord AFB 2012

1957 Cessna 305C (0-1E) #24558

Legacy Flight Museum; Rexburg, Idaho 2021

Cessna O-1A Bird Dog

NASM Udvar-Hazy 2015