Beechcraft Defense Company, today announced it has delivered its 900th Beechcraft T-6 military training aircraft. The milestone aircraft was delivered to the United States Navy’s Training Air Wing 5 based at Whiting Field in Milton, Florida, during a ceremony today at the company’s headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. The aircraft represents the 224th T-6B military trainer delivered to the U.S. Navy as part of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) program.
“Building the most efficient and effective military flight trainer is of utmost importance to us,” said Russ Bartlett, president, Beechcraft Defense Company. “Having logged more than 2.5 million flight hours globally – and now delivering 900 aircraft – the Beechcraft T-6 continues to prove it is one of the most utilized and trusted aircraft training platforms in the world.”
Date: Aug 7, 2015