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T-6B Texan II

Aircraft Profile

T-6B Texan II

The T-6B is a single-engine, two-place (tandem seat), pressurized, low-wing training aircraft manufactured by Hawker Beechcraft Corporation, Wichita, KS. The aircraft is approved for day or night VFR and IFR flight. The aircraft is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-68 free-turbine turboprop engine with a Hartzell four-bladed propeller. Each cockpit is equipped with an ejection seat. A single, side-opening, non-jettisonable canopy covers both cockpits. The landing gear is a retractable tricycle-type which is electrically controlled and hydraulically operated. Steering is through the use of rudder and differential braking and hydraulically operated nose wheel steering. The aircraft is fitted with electrically controlled and hydraulically operated split flaps and a single speed brake located between the flaps. The primary flight controls are operated manually and feature electric trim. All flight controls and avionics can be operated from either cockpit.

AIRCRAFT SPECIFICATIONS
Length33 feet 4 inches
Height (at rest)10 feet 8 inches
Wing Span33 feet 5 inches
Empty Weight5,040 pounds
Maximum Takeoff Weight6,900 pounds
Maximum Ramp Weight6,950 pounds
Maximum Airspeed316 KIAS / 0.67 mach
PT6A-68 Flat Rated1,100 shaft horsepower (SHP)
G Limits+7.0 to -3.5 Gs
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