North American Aviation T2J Buckeye

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North American Aviation T2J Buckeye
T-2C lands on USS Eisenhower (CVN-69) in 1987.JPEG
North American Aviation T2J Buckeye
Role Training aircraft
National origin USA.
Manufacturer North American Aviation
First flight 1958
Introduction 1959
Status Out of service.
Primary user US Navy
Number built 611 examples

The North American Aviation T2J Buckeye is an American training jet aircraft. From 1959 to 1962 it was called T2J but since 1962 it is called T-2. It was one of the major training aircraft of the US Navy. Some were used in Vietnam War for observations flights. A lot of T2J were used in Greece and Venezuela.