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500th T-6 delivered to US military

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 11, 2010
US Navy T-6Bs arrive at Whiting Field, Florida, last year. (USN)
US Navy T-6Bs arrive at Whiting Field, Florida, last year. (USN)

Hawker Beechcraft has delivered the 500th Beechcraft T-6 military trainer to the US military, a T-6B for the US Navy which will be based at NAS Whiting Field in Florida.

The T-6 is based on the Pilatus PC-9 and was selected for the US Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) role in 1996, with deliveries commencing in 2000.

Raytheon Australia is expected to offer the enhanced T-6C as part of its solution for the RAAF’s Air 5428 flying training program requirement.

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500th T-6 delivered to US military

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 11, 2010
US Navy T-6Bs arrive at Whiting Field, Florida, last year. (USN)
US Navy T-6Bs arrive at Whiting Field, Florida, last year. (USN)

Hawker Beechcraft has delivered the 500th Beechcraft T-6 military trainer to the US military, a T-6B for the US Navy which will be based at NAS Whiting Field in Florida.

The T-6 is based on the Pilatus PC-9 and was selected for the US Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) role in 1996, with deliveries commencing in 2000.

Raytheon Australia is expected to offer the enhanced T-6C as part of its solution for the RAAF’s Air 5428 flying training program requirement.

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