What aircraft does the Rnzaf use?

What aircraft does the Rnzaf use?

Royal New Zealand Air Force
Helicopter AgustaWestland A109 Kaman SH-2G(I) Super Seasprite NHIndustries NH90
Reconnaissance Lockheed P-3K2 Orion
Trainer Beechcraft T-6 Texan II
Transport Beechcraft Super King Air Boeing 757 Lockheed C-130H Hercules

What kind of plane is a t6?

The Beechcraft T-6 Texan II is a single-engine turboprop aircraft built by the Raytheon Aircraft Company (Textron Aviation since 2014). A trainer aircraft based on the Pilatus PC-9, the T-6 has replaced the United States Air Force’s Cessna T-37B Tweet and the United States Navy’s T-34C Turbo Mentor.

How many t6 Texans are still flying?

500 T-6s
According to the North American Trainer Association, an advocacy group for enthusiasts of the T-6, T-28, and other trainers, at least 500 T-6s (and variants, SNJs and Harvards) are flying today in the United States alone. And anyone who attends airshows can tell you that the T-6 Texan is ubiquitous. Why?

Who makes Texan II t6?

Textron AviationHawker Beechcraft
Beechcraft T-6 Texan II/Manufacturers

What is Australia’s largest Air Force base?

RAAF Base Amberley
Base Details RAAF Base Amberley is located 40 kms south-west of Brisbane on the outskirts of Ipswich. It is Air Force’s largest base and employs over 5000 people.

How high can T-6 fly?

Because of its excellent thrust-to-weight ratio, the aircraft can perform an initial climb of 3,100 feet (944.8 meters) per minute and can reach 18,000 feet (5,486.4 meters) in less than six minutes.

Does a T-6 have an ejection seat?

Crews in the T-6 fly the aircraft from atop Martin-Baker ejection seats. The aircraft uses a variant of the Mk16 ejection seat for both pilots and instructors.

Does the T-6 Texan II have ejection seats?

The T-6 aircraft-built by Hawker Beechcraft Aircraft Company is a derivative of the Swiss Pilatus PC-9 aircraft with a Pratt & Whitney PT-6A-68 engine, Martin-Baker ejection seats, cockpit pressurization, and an onboard oxygen-generating system.

What is Australia’s best fighter jet?

F/A-18F Super Hornet Air Force has 24 F/A-18F Super Hornets, which ensure that Australia’s air combat capability edge is maintained until the full introduction of the F-35A Lightning II.