AT-6 Texan




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trainer
two
P&W R-1340
600 h.p.
4,160 lbs.
5,600 lbs.
2 x .30 cal.
1,000 lbs.
29 ft. 6 in.
42 ft.
160 mph
240 mph
1,200 fpm
24,500 feet
750 miles
4/1/35
1937
 



AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan - Reno Racer colors

The AT-6 Texan, produced by North American Aviation, is one of the most recognized warbirds in the world, some 80 years after its introduction.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

NitroPlanes has the AT-6 Texan in different sizes and color schemes, for engine or motor power.

The AT-6 Texan from Nitroplanes, seen above, wingspan is 82" with a 52" long fuselage. Construction is a glass fiber fuse and center wing section with balsa covered built up wood wings. It comes in two color schemes. A 1.60 two stroke is the recommended engine. All up weight is around 12 lbs.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

Wingspan of the AT-6 Texan from E-flite is 54", length is 39", motor is a Power 25 brushless swinging a 12 x 8E propeller, weight is around 4 1/4 lbs.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan - RAF paint scheme

The AT-6 Texan advanced trainer goes by several names. Officially designated the AT-6, the U.S. Army Air Corps called it Texan, the British called it Harvard, and the USMC and United States Navy called it the SNJ.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

House of Balsa has a kit of the AT-6 Texan. It builds to a wingspan of 35" with a length of 24". Power can come from a 400 size outrunner motor. Weight will be around 2 lbs.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan - USAF color scheme

The original AT-6 Texan trainers were made from plywood to save precious metal for fighter planes.

Thousands of pilots trained in the airplane before heading to high performance fighters and other aircraft during World War II.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

The great looking AT-6 Texan from Nick Ziroli is available as either plans or a short kit. It has a wingspan of 101" and a length of 70". Recommended engines are from 3.0 to 4.2.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan - U.S. Navy paint scheme

Several hundred AT-6 Texan aircraft are still flying. Many of them perform in air shows, and a few participate in air racing.

You can even get a demonstration flight. Pilots will be happy to simply fly straight and level giving the opportunity for picture taking, or, perform aerobatics for the strong of heart.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

The nice looking AT-6 Texan from Top Flite features all wood construction and retracts. Wingspan is 69" and length is 51". Weight should be around 9 1/2 lbs. You can power it with a .61 two cycle engine or from .70 to .91 four cycle engines.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan - USAF Korean War paint scheme

Armed versions of the AT-6 Texan saw extensive service during the colonial wars that began after World War II and went on through the 1960's. They proved themselves as excellent counter insurgency aircraft.

The AT-6 Texan was used by the French in Algeria from 1954 to 1962 as a light attack aircraft. Over 700 of the aircraft served for France. Ordnance was typically a pair of .30 cal. gun pods, napalm, rockets, and bombs.

AT-6 Texan

AT-6 Texan

The AT-6 Texan above, from NitroPlanes, has a 35" wingspan and is 27" long. Power is from a Speed 370 type motor.

RBC Kits has the AT-6 Texan. It has a wingspan of 49.5". All balsa construction is used throughout. Recommended power is a Typhoon 29/12/10 or 15/10 motor.

AMA Plans Service has two plans for the AT-6 Texan. Both are scale models. The 30" plan is for electric motors. The 44" plan is for gas power.

RC Royal has plans for the AT-6 Texan with a wingspan of 73" and a length of 49.5". It needs a 1.20 four stroke engine and weighs around 8 1/2 lbs.

Brian Taylor has plans for the AT-6 Texan. It has a 94.5" wingspan. For power you will need 1.2 to 1.5 four cycle engines.

Aeroshell's AT-6 Texan features a fiberglass fuselage. Wingspan is 61.5" and length is 44.5". Engines can be .40 to .46 two stroke or .52 - .70 four stroke.

Precision Cut Kits AT-6 Texan is from Don Smith Plans.  Wingspan is 84" and length is 55".  Engines can be from 1.2 to 1.8 size.

Hangar 9's AT-6 Texan has a wingspan of 67 1/2", a 48" length and a all up weight of around 8 lbs. Two cycle engines suggested are from .60 to .90. You can use from .82 to l.0 four cycle engines.

Ace Simple Series has an AT-6 Texan. The wing is foam and the tail is balsa. Wingspan is 35" and length is 25". If you want engine power, Ace recommends powering the rc airplane with from .049 to .075 engines. If you prefer electric power, Ace says that you can use AP-29 or Speed 480 motors.

The Watt-Age AT-6 Texan comes with a 36.5" wingspan. Its length is 25.5" Motors can be from 380 to 480.

AirBorne Models has an AT-6 Texan with a wingspan of 44" and a length of 31 1/2". The balsa and plywood model weighs around 31 oz. ready to fly and includes a KM 0283010 motor and pilot figure.

AirBorne Models also has a larger AT-6 Texan. Its wingspan is 72", length is 55 1/2", and weight is around 8 1/2 lbs. It needs a .91 4C engine for power.

Lanyu's AT-6 Texan is a ready to fly scale model that has a wingspan of 35", a length of 27", and a weight of about 17 oz.

The World Models electric powered AT-6 Texan has a wingspan of 44" and a length of 31 1/2". Construction is from balsawood and plywood. Retracts are included. It needs Speed 400 to 600 size motors.

ESM has an AT-6 Texan. It has 61" wingspan, a glass fuselage and balsawood sheeted wings. You will need from .40 to .52 2C engine power.