T6- Texan    AKA the "Pilot Maker".  

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Manufacturer

North American Aviation, Inc., Inglewood, CA

Designation

SNJ-5; SNJ-6

Other Designations, if any:

NJ-AT-6; NA-26; BC-1; AT-6; T-6; LT-6

Aircraft Type

Basic trainer

Cost

 

Wing Span

42'

Wing area

254 square feet

Height

11' 8"

Length

29' 6"

Fuel Capacity

 

Maximum Speed

205 mph at 5,000'

Cruising Speed

170 mph at 5,000'

Stall Speed

 

Initial Climb

1,200 fpm at sea level

Range

750 statute miles

Empty Weight

4,158 lbs.

Gross Weight

5,300 lbs.

Crew

2

Service Ceiling

21,500'

Armament 

2 x fixed, forward-firing .30 caliber machine guns;  provision for 1 x  flexible-mount .30 caliber in rear cockpit.

Engine(s)

1 x 550 hp Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1;