What aircraft does the RNZAF use?

To the present day, the RNZAF operates both Boeing 757 and Lockheed C-130 Hercules to Phoenix Airfield, Williams Field, and the Ice Runway.

What engine does a Harvard have?

Pratt & Whitney R-1340 WaspNorth American T-6 Texan / Engine type

What planes did the RNZAF used in ww2?

Model Variants Service period
de Havilland Tiger Moth DH.82A, Mk II 1939–1956
de Havilland Fox Moth DH.83 1943–1948
de Havilland Dragon DH.84 Dragon II 1939–1943
de Havilland Express Airliner DH.86 1939–1943, 1945–1946

What is Australia’s largest Air Force base?

RAAF Base Amberley
RAAF Base Amberley commenced operations in 1940 and is the largest operational base in the Air Force today. Located 8 kilometers from Ipswich along the Cunningham Highway and 50 kilometers south-west of Brisbane, RAAF Base Amberley is one of the largest employers in the Ipswich region.

How many T-6Cs does the RNZAF have?

The New Zealand Government announced the purchase of 11 T-6Cs for the Royal New Zealand Air Force for NZ$154 million, on 27 January 2014 to replace the PAC CT/4 Airtrainer, with all aircraft delivered by February 2015. The first training course using the type began early 2016. The T-6Cs are expected to remain in service with the RNZAF for 30 years.

What kind of plane is the Beechcraft T6 Texan II?

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.

Is a T-6C Texan II sale possible for Tunisia?

“T-6C Texan II Sale Possible for Tunisia”. Aviation International News. Retrieved 28 October 2019. ^ a b Bertorelli, Paul. “NBAA 2009 Video Series: Hawker Beechcraft’s Turboprop Attack Aircraft”.

What is the best book about the T6 Texan?

T-6 Texan, the Immortal Pilot Trainer. London: Osprey Publishing Ltd., 1991. ISBN 1-85532-154-8. Kohn, Leo J. The Story of the Texan (American Flight Manuals). Aviation Publications Co., 1975. ISBN 0-87994-034-4. MacPhail, Doug and Östberg, Mikael. Triple Crown BT-9: The ASJA/Saab Sk 14, A Pictorial Essay (in English/Swedish).