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A Calgary-based pilot with more than 4,000 hours of flight experience is dead after his T-28 Trojan aircraft crashed Sunday afternoon at the Cold Lake Air Show in Alberta.

North American T-28 Trojan.When USAF set out to replace aging T-6 Texan trainers,North American hired to complete task.Trojan,had frameless canopy & Wright R-1300 engine when combined, gave speed over 280mph.1st order of 266 in 1950 grew to 1,194.Evident that USAF found successful design,USN & USMC adopted.2 years later, 489 standardized T-28Bs ordered by Navy,differing from T-28A in use of more-powerful Wright R-1820-86.After 299 Cs produced, fitted with arrester gear for carrier training.