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The North American T-6 Texan two-place advanced trainer was the classroom for most of the Allied pilots who flew in World War II. Called the SNJ by the Navy and the Harvard by the British Royal Air Force, the AT-6 (advanced trainer) was designed as a transition trainer between basic trainers and first-line tactical aircraft. It was re-designated T-6 in 1948.
In all, the T-6 trained several hundred thousand pilots in 34 different countries over a period of 25 years. A total of 15,495 of the planes were made. Though most famous as a trainer, the T-6 Texan also won honors in World War II and in the early days of the Korean War.
Although not as fast as a fighter, it was easy to maintain and repair, had more maneuverability and was easier to handle. A pilot's airplane, it could roll, Immelmann, loop, spin, snap and vertical roll. It was designed to give the best possible training in all types of tactics, from ground strafing to bombardment and aerial dog-fighting.
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T-6 Texan (Navy SNJ)
20 Minute Flight.....................$ 395
40 Minute Flight.....................$ 595
Find out just why they call the Texan the ‘Pilot Maker’. The Pilot will allow you to take a hold of the controls during your ride and you will then discover just what an important part of aviation history this renowned trainer took
T-6 Ride Flight Information
20 or 40 minute ride experience
Aerobatics and flight instruction at the discretion of the passenger their comfort level
Riders must be at least 12 years of age
Riders between the ages of 12 and 17 must have a notarized hold harmless from a parent or guardian
This ride is considered a medium - high for flight intensity