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Beechcraft T-6A Texan II

The Beechcraft T-6A Texan II aircraft is build by Beechcraft.

The Beechcraft T-6A Texan II, previously known as Raytheon T-6A Texan II, is a single-engined turboprop aircraft built by the Raytheon Aircraft Company (now Hawker Beechcraft Corporation). T-6A was based on the Pilatus PC-9, the T-6A is used by the United States Air Force for basic pilot training and by the United States Navy for Primary and Intermediate Joint Naval Flight Officer (NFO) and Air Force Combat Systems Officer (CSO) training. In 1996, the US Navy and Air Force awarded Raytheon Aircraft Company the contract for the joint primary aircraft training system (JPATS). First deliveries of the T-6A were made in 1998 with the initial operating capability being achieved by the US Air Force in October 2001 and the US Navy in August 2003.

USAF JSUPT (Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) ) T-37 & T-6A Pilot Training and Vance AFB in Enid, Oklahoma. The T-37B is now retired in OK and the T-6A Texan II is now fully operational. 33FTS and 8FTS squadrons at Vance AFB.

Beechcraft T-6A Texan II has a seating capacity of 2, student pilot and instructor pilot.

Beechcraft T-6A Texan II has an overall length of 10.16 meters (33.2_ft). It has a wing span of 10.19 meters (33.3_ft). The overall height of 3.23 meters (10.6_ft). The overall weight of an empty aircraft is about 2222.6 kilograms (4,889.7_lbs). And it has a maximum take-off weight of about 10668 kilograms (23,469.6_lbs). Beechcraft T-6A Texan II can reach a maximum speed of about 575 km/hr (310.5_knots, 357.4_mph). And the Beechcraft T-6A Texan II has a maximum crusing range of about 1667 kilometers (1,035.8_miles, 900.1_nautical miles). Aircraft can reach a service height of about 10668 meters (34,884.4_ft).

The turboprop engine powered Beechcraft T-6A Texan II uses 1, Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68.

Beechcraft T-6A Texan II Flyway Cost of about US$ 4.5, Million.

Updated On: 18.10.15