Aircraft Specifications

Description:
Basic Trainer, crew 2; single-engine all metal low-wing mono-plane with fixed landing gear.

Power Plant:
BT-13A: 450 hp (340 kW) Pratt & Whitney R-985 nine-cylinder radial, single-row, air- cooled, radial engine
BT-13B: R-985-AN3
BT-15: R-975-11 Wright Whirlwind Engine.
SNV-1: R-985-AN1
SNV-2: R-985-AN3

Wing Span:
BT-13A: 42 feet 0 inches
BT-13B: 42 feet 2 inches
BT-15: 42 feet 0 inches
SNV-1: 42 feet
SNV-2: 42 feet 2 inches

Length:
BT-13A: 28 feet 10 inches
BT-13B: 28 feet 8.5 inches
BT-15: 29 feet 1 inch
SNV-1: 28 feet 10 inches
SNV-2: 28 feet 8.5 inches

Height:
BT-13A: 9 feet 1 inch
BT-13B: 9 feet 1 inch
BT-15: 9 feet 1 inch
SNV-1: 9 feet 1 inch
SNV2: 9 feet 1 inch

Wing Area:
BT-13A: 239 square feet
BT-13B: 239 square feet
BT-15: 239 square feet
SNV-1: 239 square feet
SNV2: 239 square feet

Empty Weight:
SNV-1: 2,976 pounds (1,350 kg)
SNV-2: 3,375 pounds (1,531 kg)

Loaded Weight:
BT-13A: 2,976 pounds (empty) 3,991 pounds (loaded)
BT-13B: 3,375 pounds (empty) 4,496 pounds (loaded)
BT-15: 2,966 pounds (empty) 3,981 pounds (loaded)
SNV-1: 2,976 pounds (empty) 3,991 pounds (loaded)
SNV-2: 3,375 pounds (empty) 4,496 pounds (loaded)

Fuel Capacity:
120 US Gallons

Maximum Speed:
BT-13A: 182 mph at 1,400 feet
BT-13B: 166 mph at 1,400 feet
BT-15: 180 mph at 1,490 feet
SNV-1: 182 mph at 1,400 feet
SNV-2: 166 mph at 1,400 feet

Cruising Speed:
BT-13A: 170 mph at 5,000 feet
BT-13B: 140 mph at 5,500 feet
BT-15: 168 mph at 5,000 feet
SNV-1: 170 mph at 5,000 feet
SNV-2: 140 mph at 5,500 feet

Landing Speed:
BT-13A: 53 mph
BT-13B: 53 mph
BT-15: 53 mph
SNV-1: 53 mph
SNV-2: 53 mph

Service Ceiling:
BT-13A: 21,000 feet
BT-13B: 16,500 feet
BT-15: 21,000 feet
SNV-1: 21,000 feet
SNV-2: 16,500 feet

Climb Rate Per Minute:
BT-13A: 1,562 feet
BT-13B: 1,050 feet
BT-15: 1,490 feet
SNV-1: 1,562 feet
SNV-2: 1,050 feet

Maximum Range:
725 miles (1,191 km)

Armament:
None