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T-3A Firefly

Primary Function Primary screener in specialized undergraduate pilot training
ContractorsSlingsby Aviation Ltd., and Northrop Worldwide Aircraft Services Inc.
Power Plant One Textron Lycoming Ltd. AEIO-540-D4A5 engine
Thrust260 horsepower
Length24 feet, 9 inches (7.5 meters)
Height7 feet, 9 inches (2.3 meters)
Wingspan34 feet, 9 inches (10.6 meters)
Maximum Takeoff Weight 2,550 pounds (1,159 kilograms)
Speed155 miles per hour (.21 Mach)
Ceiling 19,000 feet (5,790 meters)
Range352 miles (305.89 nautical miles)
Armament None
CrewTwo (student pilot and instructor pilot)
Unit Cost $295,000
Date DeployedFebruary 1994
InventoryActive force, 112; Reserve, 0; ANG, 0

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