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North American T-28D Trojan

11.7k UsernameTH5  one month ago

Aircraft History:

The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a piston-engined military trainer aircraft used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s. Besides its use as a trainer, the T-28 was successfully employed as a counter-insurgency aircraft, primarily during the Vietnam War. It has continued in civilian use as an aerobatics and Warbird performe
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Controls

AG.1 = Airbrake
AG.2 = Lights
VTOL = Flaps

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • Created On Windows
  • Wingspan 37.2ft (11.3m)
  • Length 28.6ft (8.7m)
  • Height 12.6ft (3.8m)
  • Empty Weight 4,017lbs (1,822kg)
  • Loaded Weight 5,525lbs (2,506kg)

Performance

  • Horse Power/Weight Ratio 0.271
  • Wing Loading 22.8lbs/ft2 (111.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 242.5ft2 (22.5m2)
  • Drag Points 2993

Parts

  • Number of Parts 277
  • Control Surfaces 5
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    Kinda slipery

    12 days ago
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    A museum I volunteered at had a couple of Trojans. A T-28B and a T-28C. One of them is a veteran of the Football War/100 Hours War between El Salvador and Honduras (it shot down a Corsair. Pretty cool)

    +3 one month ago
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    465 MakoRezei

    @UsernameTH5 N U T

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    1,346 Stanmich

    numero six-niner

    +1 one month ago
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    1,346 Stanmich

    Yes, good

    +1 one month ago
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    11.7k UsernameTH5

    @MakoRezei N U T

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    465 MakoRezei

    N U T

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    1,327 stevemc01

    So basically an F4F Wildcat with straight landing gear?

    +2 one month ago
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    11.7k UsernameTH5

    @WoozyKiev Yas make it role

    one month ago
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    783 WoozyKiev

    Is the rudder supposed to make the plane role?

    +1 one month ago
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    How does this thing only have 277 parts

    +1 one month ago
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    Automatic upvote because its a T-28

    +2 one month ago
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    Surprisingly detailed for its part count.

    +1 one month ago
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    102k TMach5

    Nice!

    +1 one month ago
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    2,339 Liquidfox01

    Dont see many T-28s

    +1 one month ago
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    17.7k PapaKernels

    @UsernameTH5 obviously! The one aircraft that I am completely addicted to

    +1 one month ago
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    11.7k UsernameTH5

    @PapaKernels T-6 Taxan ?

    one month ago
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    17.7k PapaKernels

    Should have made a t-6 If you haven't made one already.

    +1 one month ago
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    28.9k WarHawk95

    Don't forget it also served as counter-insurgency and CAS in teh French Air Force during the Algerian War in replacementr of the T-6G, under the name of "Fennec" (sand fox), although the Fennec were T-28A/Bs.
    The second pic in you desc shows a FEnnec in Algeria.

    +2 one month ago
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    1,990 2

    Nice

    +1 one month ago
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    yes

    +1 one month ago