Yes, it's a trainer, but it's hardly a quiet, retiring schoolmarm. The Trojan, with a Wright R-1300 engine, had a top speed that often exceeded 280 mph. In 1962, North American began building Trojans for a combat, counter-insurgency mission. Six under wing hard-points were added in order for the aircraft to accept a variety of weapons. This version of the T-28 saw action in both Southeast Asia and North Africa.
"Air Force Reflections" is a Fine Art Giclée Canvas that captures the unbridled joy of flying without ever leaving the ground. Generations of pilots’ first taste of the wild blue yonder came to be in the cockpit of this piston-powered warbird.