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North American T-28 Trojan


Two-Seat Basic Trainer Aircraft


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Despite its trainer origins, the single-engine twin-seat North American T-28 Trojan was successfully used as a combat platform for a time.



Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 8/4/2016 | Content ©www.MilitaryFactory.com


Specifications



Year:
1949
Crew
2
[ 2,232 Units ] :
North American Aviation - USA
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- Close-Air Support (CAS)
- Training
Length:
33.01 ft (10.06 m)
Width:
40.09 ft (12.22 m)
Height:
12.66 ft (3.86 m)
(Showcased structural dimension values pertain to the North American T-28D Trojan production model)
Empty Weight:
6,424 lb (2,914 kg)
MTOW:
8,501 lb (3,856 kg)
(Diff: +2,077lb)
(Showcased weight values pertain to the North American T-28D Trojan production model)
1 x Wright R-1820-86 Cyclone radial piston engine developing 1,425 horsepower.
(Showcased powerplant information pertains to the North American T-28D Trojan production model)
Max Speed:
343 mph (552 kph; 298 kts)
Service Ceiling:
35,499 feet (10,820 m; 6.72 miles)
Max Range:
1,059 miles (1,705 km; 921 nm)
Rate-of-Climb:
4,000 ft/min (1,219 m/min)
(Showcased performance values pertain to the North American T-28D Trojan production model; Compare this aircraft entry against any other in our database)
OPTIONAL:
Conventional bombs, rockets, machine gun pods (7.62mm or 12.7mm calibers), 20mm cannon pods or napalm as required across two or six underwing pylons.
(Showcased armament details pertain to the North American T-28D Trojan production model)
XT-28 - Prototype; 2 examples produced.
T-28A - USAF Trainer; fitted with Wright R-1300-7 radial piston engine of 800 horsepower; 1,194 examples produced.
T-28B - US Navy Trainer; fitted with Wright R-1820-9 radial piston engine of 1,425 horsepower; 489 examples produced.
T-28C - US Navy Trainer; based on T-28B production models; smaller radius propeller blade; tailhook implemented for carrier landings; 266 examples produced.
T-28D "Nomad" - T-28A production models converted to counter-insurgency role; fitting engines of the B- and C-models; six underwing hardpoints for external store; 393 A-models converted as such.
AT-28D - USAF attack trainer variant.
Fennec - USAF T-28A conversion models for France; conversion handled by Sud-Aviation.
T-28R-1 "Nomair" - USAF T-28 conversion models for Brazilian Navy.
T-28R-2 "Nomair" - USAF T-28 conversion models for civilian use.
Nomad Mark I - Civilian USAF T-28A conversion models; fitted with Wright R-1820-56S powerplant.
Nomad Mark II - Civilian USAF T-28A conversion models; fitted with Wright R-1820-76A powerplant.
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