T-6C Military Trainers Training Confidence

Beechcraft, the world’s highest-volume military aircraft manufacturer, has a distinguished record of service and innovation.

Proven excellence. Extraordinary versatility. Exceptional value. A distinguished record of service and innovation. The T-6 military trainer offers military organizations worldwide the most proven and most cost-effective training system available today.

The Beechcraft T-6C features a hard-point wing, an integrated glass cockpit and an advanced Esterline CMC Cockpit 4000 avionics suite that greatly expands advanced training opportunities. The systems are integrated with a Hands-On Throttle and Stick (HOTAS), providing the student pilot and instructor with a simpler interface to the digital cockpit. The CMC Cockpit 4000 avionics suite is the first in its class to incorporate a fully integrated and FAA-certified dual FMS/GPS navigation suite that meets the required navigation performance standards for current worldwide airspace equipment. The open architecture design of the Cockpit 4000 provides the flexibility to expand capabilities and continuously meet current and future training needs.

Deliveries of the T-6 began in 2000 after the aircraft was initially selected to fill the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System role for the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy. Since then, additional military programs worldwide, including NATO Flying Training Canada, the Hellenic Air Force of Greece, the Israeli Air Force, the Iraqi Air Force, the Royal Moroccan Air Force and the Mexican Air Force, have chosen the T-6 as their primary trainer. To date, the company has delivered over 800 T-6 aircraft.


  • 2 Million Fleet Flight Hours and gaining
    • Over 800 T-6 aircraft delivered worldwide
    • No T-6 Class A mishap due to mechanical failure
  • Every pilot in the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Coast Guard trains in a Beechcraft aircraft.
    • Fully FAA-certified and military-qualified
  • Exceeds USAF-Required 18,720 hour Design Life
    • Aircraft tested through three lifetimes (56,160 hours)