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How much fuel does a t28 burn?

How much fuel does a t28 burn?

The big engine T-28’s normally cruise at 235 mph at 50 gph, and carry 177 gallons of fuel for a 3-hour range with VFR day reserves. With the R-1820 engine, take off run is around 800 ft. with a rate of climb over 3000 FPM!

What was the t28 used for?

The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a military trainer aircraft with a piston engine used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s. Besides its use as a trainer, the T-28D was successfully employed as a counter-insurgency aircraft during the Vietnam War.

What does EDF mean for RC planes?

Electric duct fans
Electric duct fans (EDF) operate with less noise and more efficiency while still offering RC aeromodellers the potential to experience the thrill of seeing their winged replicas soar through the air. EDF planes run with multi-bladed propellers, taking in air and spinning at high speeds.

How high can a model airplane fly?

The highest altitude remote-controlled (RC) model aircraft flight is 10,607 m (34,800 ft), and was achieved by Paul Kaup, Jake Minker, Nick Ross, Eric Gordon, Rachel Stark, and Dani Deckert (all USA) in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA, on 13 October 2019.

What engine did the T28 have?

The –A (USAF) had an 800 horsepower Curtis Wright, R-1300 (1,300 cubic inch), 7-cylinder radial engine, a two-bladed prop, a steerable nose wheel and no speedbrake.

Does a T28 a require a type rating?

All non-air event flights are considered proficiency flights, and the only restriction is use for compensation or hire is not allowed. In addition, an FAA T-28 “type rating” is required with the prerequisite of a private pilot’s license, and a minimum of 500 flight hours.

How many T28 tanks are there?

T28 Super Heavy Tank

Super Heavy Tank T28
Produced 1945
No. built 2
Mass 95 short tons (86.2 metric tons)

What is the fastest EDF jet?

Havoc Xe 80mm EDF Jet The HAVOC can fly as fast as 140 mph without sacrificing in terms of maneuvering and aerobatics.

Do you need a Licence to fly a model plane?

You don’t need a licence to fly an RC plane recreationally in the US at the moment. But, depending on what country you live in, you may need to take an online test, and mark up your model so that it can be identified.

Can I fly RC plane in my backyard?

When the President of the US travels, there is usually a 30 mile radius TFR put up around the area. These TFRs almost always include “no RC airplanes” as a restriction. So the President visits a city 25 miles away, you fly your RC airplane in your backyard, and you’re technically breaking federal law.

How much is a T-28?

about $125,000 to $225,000
To buy a T-28 today, prices range from about $125,000 to $225,000. The T-28 was designed after World War II as the successor to the T-6, with the first model, the 800-hp T-28A, going into service in the U.S. Air Force in 1950.

Who built the T-28?

North American AviationNorth American T-28 Trojan / Manufacturer

Can a pilot hold two type ratings?

There is no limit to the number of type ratings that a person can hold.

What is the difference between class rating and type rating?

In aviation, a class rating is an allowance to fly a certain group of aircraft that require training common to all aircraft within the group. A type rating is specified if a particular aircraft requires additional specialized training beyond the scope of initial license and aircraft class training.

Whats the difference between the T28 and the T95?

The T95 has an extra set of tracks on both sides, giving it far more side armour as opposed to the T28s flat side armour. Aside from that, the T95 is 7.0 and the T28 is 6.3, and they both have exactly the same frontal armour, gun and ammunition.

What happened to the T28?

What Happened to Them? One of the T28’s was sold for scrap after an engine fire during trials caused large amounts of damage. The remaining T28 went missing for 27 years before being discovered abandoned in a field in Virginia. It is now being displayed at Patton museum.

Are RC planes hard to land?

The landing process There’s no hard and fast rule to this height and a lot depends on the type and size of airplane that you’re flying. You’ll get to know how high to fly the downwind leg with practice and experience. The important thing is not to be too high, as you’ll end up coming in too steep and too fast.

What is the fastest glider?

A California man has set a world speed record for RC aircraft by using an aerodynamic oddity to push his glider to 548 MPH. Spencer Lisenby used a technique called dynamic soaring to whip his heavily reinforced composite glider to almost Mach levels over a mountaintop near Los Angeles on Jan. 19.

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