Specifications for the
North American T-6 Texan
Advanced Trainer Aircraft
Focus Model: North American AT-6A Texan
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: North American Aviation - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1936
Length: 29.00 ft (8.84 m)
Width: 41.99 ft (12.80 m)
Height: 11.68ft (3.56 m)
Weight (Empty): 3,900 lb (1,769 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 5,699 lb (2,585 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney R-1340-49 radial piston engine generating 600hp.
Maximum Speed: 209 mph (337kmh; 182 kts)
Maximum Range: 750 miles (1,207km)
Service Ceiling: 24,199 ft (7,376 m; 4.6 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
1 OR 2 x 7.62mm machine fixed machine gun(s)
NA-16 - Prototype Model Designation by North American; open two-seat cockpit; fixed undercarriage.
NA-18 - North American Designation for modified prototype model; enclosed glazed cockpit canopy.
NA-26 - Secondary Model Designation featuring modifications for the "Basic Aircraft" competition of the USAAC.
BC-1 - Initial Production Models for USAAC use of which 180 were produced.
BC-1A - 92 produced of this model.
BC-2 - At least three produced of this model.
AT-6 - Redesignation to more standard "Advanced Trainer" convention by the USAAC; based on the BC-1A model; featured straightened rudder and "squared-off" wingtips.
Harvard II - RAF model designation for the base AT-6.
AT-6A - Based on NA-77 model design; fitted with Pratt & Whitney R-1340-49 Wasp radial piston engine.
AT-6B - Gunnery Training Model; fitted with R-1340-AN-1 engine.
AT-6C - Based on the NA-88 model design.
AT-6D - Improved electrical systems.
AT-6F - Based on the 121 model design for USAAF.
SNJ - US Navy Designation; Six variants of this model produced for British export; based on the AT-6.
SNJ-1 - US Navy conversion model for use on carriers; 16 produced.
SNJ-2 - Similar to SNJ-1 but modified with a different powerplant.
SBJ-3 - Naval equivalent to the AT-6A.
SNJ-4 - Naval equivalent of the AT-6C.
SNJ-5 - Naval equivalent of the AT-6D.
SNJ-6 - Naval equivalent of the AT-6F.
"Harvard" - Four variants of this model produced for British and Commonwealth export; based on the AT-6.
Harvard I - Initial Royal Air Force delivery models of which 400 were produced.
Harvard IIA - RAF equivalent of the AT-6C.
Harvard IIB - Canadian-produced model based on the AT-16; supplied to Fleet Air Arm, the RAF and the RCAF.
Harvard III - RAF equivalent of the AT-6D.
Harvard 4 - RAF equivalent of the AT-6F.
AT-16 - Canadian-produced model fitted with R-1340-AN-1 and supplied to the USAAF.
BT-9 - Fitted with R-1340 engine generating 600 horsepower; non-retractable landing gear.
"BT-14" - Fitted with Pratt & Whitney R-985 powerplant capable of 400hp.
"Yale" - One variant produced for Canadian export based on the BT-14 model.
T-6 "Mosquito" - Forward Air Control Model.
Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Baifra, Bolivia, Brazil, China, Chile, Columbia, Republic of the Congo, Cuba, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Gabon, Germany, Honduras, France, Israel, India, Italy, Japan, Katanga, Morocco, Mexico, Netherlands, Mozambique, Norway, Portugal, Paraguay, South Africa, Soviet Union, Sweden, Tunisia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zaire, Yugoslavia, United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand and the United States of America.