NORTH AMERICAN SNJ "TEXAN"

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SNJ ‘TEXANS’ OUTSIDE OF HANGAR #1 NAS WILDWOOD

The North American AT-6 Texan was the most extensively used trainer during the war,also known as Harvard {R.A.F.} and the SNJ {U.S.N.}The SNJ was an all purpose trainer used for intermediate and instrument flight training,providing an excellent transition between intial flight training and operational duty.

Information taken from:
“Aircraft of the World,The Complete Guide”,International Master Publishers,ISBN1-886614-18-4,US P 4801 15 002
Aircraft data from:
NAVAL HISTORY CENTER

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DIMENSIONS

  • SPAN…………………..42′-0″
  • LENGTH……………….29′-0″
  • HEIGHT………………..14′-6″
  • WING AREA…253.7 SQ.FT.
  • M.A.C………………………76″
  • TREAD…………………..8′-7″

POWER PLANT

  • NO.AND MODEL……….{1} R-1340-AN-1
  • MFR……………………………………..P&W
  • SUPERCH…………….1 STAGE,1 SPEED
  • PROP.GEAR RATIO…………………..D.D
  • PROP.MFR……………………..HAM.STD.
  • NO.BL./DIA…………………………2/9′-0″

RATINGS

  • T.O……..600BHP. @ 2250 R.P.M. @ S.L.
  • NORMAL.550BHP. @ 2200 R.P.M. @ 5,000′

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