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Harvard SNJ - WWII

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, 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 warbirdaircraft used for airshow demonstrations and static displays. It has also been used many times to simulate various Japanese aircraft, including the Mitsubishi A6M Zero, in movies depicting World War II in the Pacific. A total of 15,495 T-6s of all variants were built.

Weight: Empty 4,158 lbs., Max Takeoff 5,617 lbs.
Wing Span: 42ft. 6.25in.
Length: 29ft. 5in.
Height: 11ft. 8in.
Maximum Speed: 208 mph
Range: 730 miles
Armament: Provision for up to 3× 0.30 in (7.62 mm
Number Built: 15,495
Number Still Airworthy: 1,200+
 

A CLASSIC IN ITS OWN RIGHT

This North American beauty was the cornerstone of WWII military pilots training.

 

PRATT POWER

Powered by the classic Pratt and Whittney R1340. The sound of this classic is something to behold.

 

A FLIGHT TO REMEMBER

Take a ride in our North American Navy SNJ, best value for money classic WWII aircraft in our fleet.

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