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The T-34C "Turbo Mentor" aircraft is used at NAS Corpus Christi, NAS Pensacola, and NAS Whiting Field for primary training of all student pilots and for intermediate training of students designated for fleet prop and helo aircraft. Further, it is used for basic and intermediate Naval Flight Officer training. The T-34C is an unpressurized, two-seat, tandem cockpit, low-wing, single-engine monoplane manufactured by Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita, Kansas.The turboprop T-34C is powered by a Pratt & Whitney PT6A-25 engine which is flat rated at 550 shaft horsepower maximum.

Empty Weight
Max Take Off Weight
Max Level Speed
Max Range
Max Rate of Climb
Service Ceiling

Source: U.S. Navy

28' 8"
9' 10"
33' 4"
2630 lbs
4274 lbs
257 mph
749 statute miles
1,275 ft/min
30,000 ft


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