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New Zealand Beechcraft T-6Cs on schedule

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 21, 2014
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)

Beechcraft says the first two T-6C advanced trainers for the RNZAF will be delivered on schedule and will depart for their new home by the end of July.

Speaking at the Farnborough Airshow on July 17, company representatives said the aircraft are scheduled to arrive at their base at Ohakea in August, and that formal acceptance was due in November.

“We are slated to deliver the certified aircraft on time and just seven months after contract award, backed by a fully integrated aircraft, logistics and training system,” Beechcraft Defense Company president, Russ Bartlett, said

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The 11 T-6Cs were ordered in January to replace the RNZAF’s CT-4E and some King Airs in the basic and advanced training roles. All 11 aircraft are due to be delivered by the second quarter of next year at which time training is expected to be underway.

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    Seems like quite a short lead-time and no mucking around.

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New Zealand Beechcraft T-6Cs on schedule

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 21, 2014
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)

Beechcraft says the first two T-6C advanced trainers for the RNZAF will be delivered on schedule and will depart for their new home by the end of July.

Speaking at the Farnborough Airshow on July 17, company representatives said the aircraft are scheduled to arrive at their base at Ohakea in August, and that formal acceptance was due in November.

“We are slated to deliver the certified aircraft on time and just seven months after contract award, backed by a fully integrated aircraft, logistics and training system,” Beechcraft Defense Company president, Russ Bartlett, said

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The 11 T-6Cs were ordered in January to replace the RNZAF’s CT-4E and some King Airs in the basic and advanced training roles. All 11 aircraft are due to be delivered by the second quarter of next year at which time training is expected to be underway.

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New Zealand Beechcraft T-6Cs on schedule Comment

  • Raymond

    says:

    Seems like quite a short lead-time and no mucking around.

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New Zealand Beechcraft T-6Cs on schedule

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 21, 2014
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)
The first RNZAF T-6C takes off in June. (RNZAF)

Beechcraft says the first two T-6C advanced trainers for the RNZAF will be delivered on schedule and will depart for their new home by the end of July.

Speaking at the Farnborough Airshow on July 17, company representatives said the aircraft are scheduled to arrive at their base at Ohakea in August, and that formal acceptance was due in November.

“We are slated to deliver the certified aircraft on time and just seven months after contract award, backed by a fully integrated aircraft, logistics and training system,” Beechcraft Defense Company president, Russ Bartlett, said

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The 11 T-6Cs were ordered in January to replace the RNZAF’s CT-4E and some King Airs in the basic and advanced training roles. All 11 aircraft are due to be delivered by the second quarter of next year at which time training is expected to be underway.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

New Zealand Beechcraft T-6Cs on schedule Comment

  • Raymond

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    Seems like quite a short lead-time and no mucking around.

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