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BT-13, U.S. Trainer


Photograph of BT-13 trainer

U.S. Air Force


Vultee BT-13 Valiant


Specifications:


Crew 2
Dimensions 42'0" by 28'10" by 11'8"
12.8m by 8.8m by 3.6m
Weight 2976-3991 lbs
1353-1814 kg
Maximum speed       182 mph
293 km/h
Service ceiling 21,000 feet
6400m meters
Power plant 1 One 450 hp (340 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 nine-cylinder radial driving a two bladed propeller.
Armament None
Range 725 miles at 170 mph
1190 km at 274 km/h
Production 9833 of all variants


The "Vultee Vibrator" was the principal intermediate trainer used by the U.S. Army and Navy. It was known as the SNV in Navy service.

References

CombatAirMusem.org (accesssed 2011-3-12)



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