“Vance AFB T-1 Jayhawk and T-6 Texan II” vintage style military aviation art by – Squadron Posters!
Vance AFB T-1 Jayhawk and T-6 Texan II
Vance AFB T-1 Jayhawk and T-6 Texan II poster art.
Vance Air Force Base is a US Air Force base located south of downtown Enid, Oklahoma, within its city limits and north / northwest of Oklahoma City. The base is named after local World War II hero and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt Col Leon Robert Vance Jr. The host unit at Vance is the 71st Flying Training Wing, which is a part of Air Education and Training Command.
The Raytheon T-1 Jayhawk is a twin-engined jet aircraft used by the United States Air Force for advanced pilot training. T-1A students go on to fly airlift and tanker aircraft. The T-1A Jayhawk is a medium-range, twin-engine jet trainer used in the advanced phase of Air Force Joint Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training for students selected to fly strategic/tactical airlift or tanker aircraft. It is used also for training Air Force Combat Systems Officers in high and low level flight procedures during the advanced phase of training.
The Beechcraft T-6 Texan II is a single-engined turboprop aircraft built by the Raytheon Aircraft Company (which became Hawker Beechcraft and is now Beechcraft Corporation). Based on the Pilatus PC-9, the T-6A is used by the United States Air Force for basic pilot training and Intermediate Joint Naval Flight Officer and Air Force Combat Systems Officer training.