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T-6A Texan II Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS)

Role

Trainer aircraft

Crew

Two

Introduced

1998

Deployed In

2000

Number Built

508

Wingspan

10.18m

Overall Length

10.16m

Tail Height

3.25m

Wing Area

16.28m²

Maximum Take-Off Weight

2,958kg

Empty Weight

2,135kg

Loaded Weight

2,971kg

Useful Load

725kg

Type

1x Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-68 turboprop

Power Capacity

1,100shp (820kW)

Maximum Speed

585km/h

Ceiling Altitude

9,449m

Maximum Range

>1,667km

G limits

+7 to 3.5

PT6A-68

1,100hp

Final Approach Speed

185km/h

Cruise Speed

407km/h

Rate of Climb

1,372m/min

Manufacturer

Hawker Beechcraft Corporation

Operators

US Air Force, US Navy, Iraqi Air Force, Canadian Forces, Hellenic Air Force

Contractors/Suppliers

PMU: Raytheon and Pratt & Whitney; Engine: Pratt & Whitney; Trid Aid device: Raytheon Aircraft Company; Cockpit seats: Martin Baker; Multifunctional displays: Smiths Aerospace
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