It is a US built, twin-engine training aircraft. T-2 is the only training jet aircraft of the Hellenic Air Force and is used for the final stage of young pilots’ training. T-2s operate from Kalamata Air Force Base (120 Air Training Wing) and belong to 362 squadron “Nestor” and 363 squadron “Danaos”. The specific airplane has trained many generations of Greek pilots but despite its reliability it is expected to be replaced shortly by a new training jet. It wears a three-colour, brown, green and white camouflage.
- Crew: 2 (trainer and trainee)
- Engine: 2 J-85-GE-4A of 2,950 lbs each.
- Wing Span: 11.6 m
- Length: 11.8 m
- Maximum Speed: 840 km/h or 0.85 Mach
- Service Ceiling: 13.800m. or 45.200 ft