The T-28 Trainer: A Training Plane That Became So Much More
The National Interest -

Peter Suciu

Military Affairs, United States

When it entered service as a trainer in the early 1950s, few would have likely expected the North American Aviation T-28 Trojan to see use in a combat role.

Here’s What You Need to Remember: While the T-28D Nomad was withdrawn from combat in Vietnam in 1964, it continued to operate with the 60th Special Operations Squadron on missions over Laos and Cambodia.

In its training role, the Trojan’s tricycle landing gear helped teach pilots to take off and...

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