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North American XSN2J Aircraft Information

North American XSN2J


Role: Trainer aircraft
National origin: United States
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Status: Cancelled
Primary user: United States Navy
Number built: 2
Developed into: T-28 Trojan

The North American XSN2J-1, also known by the company designation NA-142, was developed for the U.S. Navy by North American Aviation as a replacement for the SNJ Texan as an advanced scout-trainer. Designed in competition with the Fairchild XNQ, neither aircraft was considered satisfactory in evaluations. However, the XSN2J was later developed into the successful T-28 Trojan for the U.S. Air Force.


General characteristics

Crew: two, pilot and instructor
Powerplant: 1 x Wright R-1820-78 Cyclone radial, 820 kW (1100 hp)


Maximum speed: 435 km/h (270 mph)
Service ceiling: 9144 m (30000 ft)

Airplane Picture - Three-view of XSN2J-1

Picture - Three-view of XSN2J-1

Related development

T-28 Trojan

Comparable aircraft

Fairchild XNQ
T-6 Texan

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Bridges, Derek. SN - Scout Trainer Aircraft, U.S. Military Aircraft and Weapon Designations.

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