LO3 P6 - Training Aircraft

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Airmanship Knowledge
Learning Outcome 3
Part 6
Training Aircraft
Revision 2.00
Airmanship Knowledge
Learning Outcome 3
Know the aircraft in service with the Royal Air Force
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Viking T1
Vigilant T1
Tutor T1
Firefly T67
Tucano T1
Hawk T1/1A
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Hawk T2
King Air B200
Dominie T1
Jetstream T1
Griffin HT1
Squirrel HT1
Viking T1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Viking
T1
Cadet Training
Viking T1
Viking T1
• The Viking T Mk1 is the mainstay of the Air Cadet
Organisation’s glider fleet.
• It has two seats in tandem, with dual controls allowing it
to be flown from either seat
Viking T1 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
OPERATING SPEED
RANGE SPEED
ENGINES
17.5M
8.18M
2
50-55kts
(93-102km/h)
57kts (105km/h)
NONE
Vigilant T1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Vigilant
T1
Cadet Training
Vigilant T1
Vigilant T1
• The Vigilant has been in service with the ATC since early
1990 and equips many of the Volunteer Gliding
Squadrons (VGS)
• It is a self-launching, piston-engined motorised glider
which requires no winch or cable to get airborne.
• The cockpit has seating for 2, side by side.
Vigilant T1 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
OPERATING SPEED
RANGE SPEED
ENGINE
17.4M
7.9M
2
60kts (111km/h)
62kts (115km/h)
One Grob G2500
piston engine
Tutor T1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Tutor
T1
Primary Trainer
Tutor T1
Tutor T1
• The Grob 115E aircraft entered Royal Air Force service
in 1999 as the Tutor T1, replacing the Bulldog at UAS
and AEFs.
• The RAF Tutor has dual controls and the 2 seats are in
side-by-side format.
• The Tutor T1 replaced the final Firefly T67s in UK
military service in 2010, becoming the primary training
aircraft for all UK armed forces.
Tutor T1 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINE
10M
7.4M
2
150kts at Sea Level
One Lycoming 4-cylinder piston
engine
Firefly T67
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Firefly
T67
Primary Trainer
Firefly T67
Firefly T67
Used for elementary flying training at the Joint Elementary
Flying Training School (JEFTS) until replaced by the Tutor
T1 in 2010.
Firefly T67 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINE
10.6M
7.6M
2
157mph (252km/h) at sea level
One Lycoming piston engine
Tucano T1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Tucano
T1
Basic Jet Trainer
Tucano T1
Tucano T1
Tucano
• Shorts of Belfast produce the Tucano T1. It is a
development of the Brazilian EMB-312 Tucano (Toucan).
• The canopy is in two sections and is bird strike-resistant
for pilot protection.
• The cockpit layout has been designed to mimic that of
the Hawk advanced trainer as much as possible, to aid
continuity in training.
• The instructor’s rear seat is raised to allow a clear view
over the student’s head; this gives the aircraft a humpbacked appearance.
Tucano Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINES
11.3M
9.8M
2
273kts (507km/h) at sea level
1 Garrett TPE 331 turboprop
Hawk T1 / T1A
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Hawk
T1 & T1A
Advanced Jet
Trainer
Hawk T1 / T1A
Hawk T1 / T1A
Hawk T1 / T1A
Hawk T1 / T1A
• The Hawk is the standard aircraft for advanced fast-jet
pilot training and weapon training.
• Some training Hawks were modified to T1A standard
and have an emergency Air Defence war role with AIM9L Sidewinder air-to-air missiles
• It has a large ventral airbrake underneath the rear
fuselage.
• There are two air intakes, one on each side of the
fuselage forward of the wing leading edge, however only
one engine.
Hawk T1 / T1A Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINES
9.4M
11.2M
2
560kts (1038km/h) at sea level
1 Rolls-Royce Turbomeca
ADOUR turbofan
Hawk T2
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Hawk
T2
Advanced Jet
Trainer
Hawk T2
Hawk T2
Hawk T2
Hawk T2
• The Hawk T2 is the new advanced jet trainer for the
RAF.
• Developed from the next-generation 100-series BAE
Systems Hawk
• The Hawk T2 uses simulated weapons systems for
training rather real weapons
• It has a large ventral airbrake underneath the rear
fuselage.
• There are two air intakes, one on each side of the
fuselage forward of the wing leading edge, however only
one engine.
• The Hawk T2 can be fitted with wingtip missile launchers
Hawk T2 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINES
9.9M
12.4M
2
560kts (1038km/h) at sea level
1 Rolls-Royce Turbomeca
ADOUR turbofan
Dominie T1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Dominie
T1
Navigation Trainer
The Dominie was withdrawn from service in 2011
Dominie T1
Dominie T1
Dominie T1
• The Dominie T1 was developed originally as a civilian
twin jet executive aircraft (HS 125). It was modified and
adopted for RAF use in 1965.
• The Dominie T1 was used as an advanced navigation
trainer, providing students with experience of navigation
in high speed.
Dominie T1 Technical Data
WING SPAN
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINES
14.33M
15.4M
2
445kts (825km/h) at 30,00ft
Two Rolls-Royce Vipers
Griffin HT1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Griffin
HT1
Helicopter Trainer
Griffin HT1
Griffin HT1
• The Griffin HT1, a training helicopter, it is operated within
the Defence Helicopter Flying School, a combined
operation by FR Aviation, Bristow Helicopters and
SERCO, to train helicopter pilots for all three services.
• First entered service in 1997, civilian contractor owned
and operated.
• Manufactured by Bell Helicopter Textron, Fort Worth,
Texas, the Griffin is a development of the civilian Bell
212.
Griffin HT1 Technical Data
ROTOR DIAMETER
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINE
14.02M
12.92M
2
258km/h (161mph)
Two Pratt & Whitney PT6T-3D
turboshafts
Squirrel HT1
Reporting Name
Role Letters & Marks
Role
Squirrel
HT1
Helicopter Training
Squirrel HT1
Squirrel HT1
The Squirrel HT1 is used for advanced helicopter training
at RAF Shawbury. Manufactured by Eurocopter in France.
Squirrel HT1 Technical Data
ROTOR DIAMETER
LENGTH
CREW
MAXIMUM SPEED
ENGINE
10.69M
12.94M
2
144mph (238km/h) at
sea level
One Turbomeca
Arriel turboshaft
Twin Squirrel
Twin Squirrel
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This is a twin engined version of the Squirrel
It has 2 Allison 250-C20F turboshafts
It is used by 32 ( The Royal ) Sqn at RAF Northolt
It is used mainly for transporting VIPs
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