Category Archives: T-28

Astronaut Joe Edwards’ North American/Navy T-28B Trojan

Astronaut Joe Edwards’ North American/Navy T-28B Trojan

History: Designed as the replacement for the T-6/SNJ Texan series, the original A model was powered by an 800 horsepower radial and flown as a trainer by the USAF. Subsequent B’s and C’s were bult for the U.S. Navy with 1425 HP R-1820′s. Our airplane is the 17th to last T-28B model produced. T-28C’s were… More

Ken Fardie’s North American Aviation AT-28C

Ken Fardie’s North American Aviation AT-28C

History: Used by SVNAF. Shipped to SE Asia under operation “Water Pump”, a CIA operation against the NVA. Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N4168E 1956 Aircraft Role Nickname Fighter Bomber in South East Asia Tango 28 “Sherry Berry” Aircraft Type: Wingspan: North American T-28 “Trojan” 40 feet 1 inches Overall length: Empty weight:… More

Roger Collins’ North American T-28 Trojan

Roger Collins’ North American T-28 Trojan

History: More info to come Top Specifications Registration Number Date of Manufacture N28LC 1957 Aircraft Role Nickname Trainer Aircraft Type: Wingspan: North American T-28 “Trojan” 40 feet 1 inches Overall length: Empty weight: 33 feet 6424 pounds Gross weight: Fuel capacity: 8500 pounds 177 gals Oil capacity Engine type: 14 gals T28B 1425 hp Wright… More

Lisa and  Paul Walter’s T28C Trojan “13 Cat”

Lisa and Paul Walter’s T28C Trojan “13 Cat”

History: After performing over 2000 practice carrier landings by new Naval cadets, the CIA took 13 Cat to the Belgium Congo, where spent the next 2700 hours fighting, bombing and straffing communist rebels. It was badly shot up in March of 1965. It was purchased fromt he new Ziare government (that followed the Belgium Congo)… More

RALPH “SKYDOC” GLASSER’S T28 TROJAN

RALPH “SKYDOC” GLASSER’S T28 TROJAN

History: INITIALLY CONCEIVED AS THE NEXT GENERATION TRAINER TO REPLACE THE T-6 TEXAN, THE 800 HP T28A WAS INTRODUCED BY THE USAF IN 1949. IT WAS UNDERPOWERED BUT ADEQUATELY SIMULATED OPERATIONAL CONDITIONS OF THE ANEMIC EARLY JET AIRCRAFT. THE USN PURCHASED THE 1425 HP B AND C (TAILHOOK) MODELS 1954-56. THE HIGHER POWER TOTALLY TRANSFORMED… More