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SNJ-4 Texan Plane Ride FULL FLIGHT

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Published on Aug 19, 2012

This flight was really fun and I am really fortunate to have gone on it for only $35! Guess being a Mid-Atlantic Air Museum member has it's perks, other than being able to be surrounded by historic aircraft all day long when you volunteer, and being able to volunteer at the world's biggest WWII themed airshow.

There are a few wing-overs in this video, so be sure to check out the table of contents for when they start!

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The aircraft shown in this video is the navy's version of the more well known AT-6 Texan.

Aircraft info:
- Built in 1943 by North American Aviation
- Is model SNJ-4B
- Military build number: Bu 27753
- MFG S/N: 88-12281
- Tail Number: N24554
- In the colors of USN 1943 NA-88

Specifications:




Engines: Pratt and Whitney R-1340-AN-1 Wasp Radial Engine of 600 HP
Wing Span: 42 Feet, 1/4 Inch
Wing Area: 253.7 Sq. Ft.
Length: 28 Feet, 11 7/8 Inches
Height: 11 Feet, 8 1/2 Inches
Empty Weight: 4,158 lbs
Loaded Weight: 5,617 lbs
Normal Cruising Speed: 150 MPH
Maximum Speed: 208 MPH
Normal Crew: 2 Pilots
Armament: Up to Four .30 Caliber Machine Guns
Bomb Load: Four 100 lb Bombs
Range: 730 Miles
Service Ceiling: 24,200 Feet
Stall Speed: 60 MPH
Crew: Two (Student and Instructor Pilots)


Table of Contents:
0:00 - Start up
1:17 - Proof it was me that went on the flight
1:26 - Waiting for oil temp. to rise
2:21 - Broken RPM gauge?
3:10 - BT-13 Taxis to warm up
3:42 - Jon5700 style of videos, but in real life. (If you don't know him, check out his flight simulator videos!)
4:13 - Taxi out
6:10 - Engine pre-flight run up
7:21 - Takeoff
8:41 - Climb out
9:41 - Blue Marsh Lake
12:04 - Wing over #1
15:23 - Close to some mountains
15:35 - High angle turn and climb out
21:56 - Reading Hospital
22:49 - Wing over #2
23:24 - Fire tower
24:09 - Line up for landing
25:37 - Final approach
26:32 - Taxi in



Tags:
AT-6 Texan T-6 "Texan II" North American Aviation airplane air plane aircraft planes airport Reading Regional Airport KRDG RDG Pennsylvania PA flight history WWII World war II "World War II (Event)" Advanced Trainer blue marsh lake Mid-Atlantic Air Museum Mid Atlantic flying Landing stunt

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