What is a T-6A Texan II?
The T-6A Texan II is a single-engine, two-seat primary trainer designed to train Joint Primary Pilot Training, or JPPT, students in basic flying skills common to U.S. Air Force and Navy pilots. A T-6A Texan II flies over Oklahoma, May 24, 2018. The first operational T-6 arrived at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, in May 2000.
Is a T-6C Texan II sale possible for Tunisia?
“T-6C Texan II Sale Possible for Tunisia”. Aviation International News. Retrieved 28 October 2019. ^ a b Bertorelli, Paul. “NBAA 2009 Video Series: Hawker Beechcraft’s Turboprop Attack Aircraft”.
When did the T-6A get its name?
Before being formally named in 1997, the T-6A was identified in a 1989 Department of Defense Trainer Aircraft Master Plan as the aircraft portion of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System, or JPATS. The system includes a suite of simulators, training devices and a training integration management system.
Where can I find media related to Beechcraft T-6 Texan II?
Wikimedia Commons has media related to Beechcraft T-6 Texan II. Not to be confused with the Aerial target or Amphibious aircraft sequences.
When was the first T-6A made?
The first operational T-6A arrived at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, in May 2000. The full rate production contract was awarded in December 2001. Air Force production of the aircraft was completed in 2010.
What happened to Tamer Tesak?
In February 2013, Tesak was in Minsk, Belarus to get a laser vision correction. During the visit, he entered into a fight with a group of anti-fascist football fans of FC Partizan, resulting in him getting arrested by the police on the suspicion of hooliganism. He was soon released with no charges pressed.
What kind of engine does a t6a have?
The T-6A has a Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68 turbo-prop engine that delivers 1,100 horsepower. Because of its excellent thrust-to-weight ratio, the aircraft can perform an initial climb of 3,100 feet (944.8 meters) per minute and can reach 18,000 feet (5,486.4 meters) in less than six minutes.