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Vultee BT-13 Valiant


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The U.S. Army Air Corps placed an order for 300 Valiants in 1939, at that time the largest order placed by the Army for basic training aircraft.  Subsequent production raised the total to over 11,000 aircraft.

All versions were retired from service as soon as World War II ended.

     
Specifications (BT-13A)

Designations

 

 

 

Type: Basic Trainer
Engines: one 450 hp (336 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-985-AN-1 Wasp Junior radial engine
V-74: Vultee designation
BT-13: U.S. Army Basic Trainer
BT-15: U.S. Army variant with Wright R-975 radial engine
SNV: U.S. Navy designation
     

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