T6

NORTH AMERICAN T-6 Harvard

Aircraft
Name
T-6 Harvard
Manufacturer
Body
Narrow
Wing
Fixed Wing
Position
Low wing
Tail
Regular tail, mid set
Type Code
L1P
Engine
Piston
Engine Count
Single
Position
Nose mounted
Landing gear
Main gear retractable - tailwheel fixed
Manufacturered as
NORTH AMERICAN AT-6 Texan
NORTH AMERICAN BC-1
NORTH AMERICAN Harvard
NORTH AMERICAN SNJ Texan
NORTH AMERICAN T-6 Texan
NORTH AMERICAN Texan
NOORDUYN AT-16 Harvard
NOORDUYN Harvard
CCF T-6 Harvard
CCF Harvard

T6

The North American Aviation T-6 Texan was a single-engine advanced trainer aircraft used to train pilots of the United States Army Air Forces, United States Navy, Royal Air Force and other air forces of the British Commonwealth during World War II and into the 1950s. Designed by North American Aviation, The T-6 is known by a variety of designations depending on the model and operating air force. The USAAC designated it as the AT-6, the US Navy the SNJ, and British Commonwealth air forces, the Harvard, the name it is best known by outside of the United States.

Technical Data
Wing span (metric)
12.81 m
Length (metric)
8.84 m
Height (metric)
3.57 m
Powerplant

1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-AN-1 Wasp radial engine, 600 hp (450 kW).

Engine Model(s)
Pratt & Whitney R-1340
Indicative Performance Data
Take-Off
V2
n/a
Distance
n/a
MTOW
2400 kg
Initial Climb (to 5000 ft)
IAS
n/a
ROC
800 ft/min
Initial Climb (to FL150)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
Initial Climb (to FL240)
IAS
n/a
ROC
n/a
MACH Climb
MACH
n/a
ROC
n/a
Cruise
TAS
176 kts
MACH
n/a
Ceiling
225
Range
590 NM
Initial Descent (to FL240)
MACH
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (to FL100)
IAS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Descent (FL100 & below)
IAS
n/a
MCS
n/a
ROD
n/a
Approach
Vapp (IAS)
n/a
Distance
n/a

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