North American T-6 Texan

ICAO aircraft code T6
Country United States

The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s.

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North American T-6 Texan Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
T6
Manufacturer
North American Aviation NAA
Manufactured
1935 - 1945
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Avionics:
VHF command set, Radio Compass, ILS
Engine:
1x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 Wasp radial engine
other: Other
Power:
600 HP
Max Cruise Speed:
181 Kts
335 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
56 Kts
Travel range:
630 Nm
1,167 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
24,200 feet
Rate of Climb:
1200 feet / minute
6.10meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
2,548 Kg
5,617 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
2,417 Kg
5,329 lbs
Max Payload:
250 Kg
551 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
140 gallon
530 liter

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About the North American T-6 Texan

The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF), United States Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1970s. Designed by North American Aviation, the T-6 is known by a variety of designations depending on the model and operating air force. The United States Army Air Corps (USAAC) and USAAF designated it as the AT-6, the United States Navy the SNJ, and British Commonwealth air forces the Harvard, the name by which it is best known outside the US. Starting in 1948, the new United States Air Force (USAF) designated it the T-6, with the USN following in 1962. It remains a popular warbird used for airshow demonstrations and static displays. It has also been used many times to simulate various historical aircraft, including the Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero. A total of 15,495 T-6s of all variants were built.

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