North American / Rockwell T-39 / NA265 Sabreliner

Corporate Jet / Trainer

North American CT-39A Sabreliner USAF 62-4465 276-18 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The North American Sabreliner is a twin-engined military trainer aircraft and corporate jet aircraft for up to 12 passengers produced by the US-American manufacturer North American Aviation, later North American Rockwell and Rockwell International. The Sabreliner was designated T-39 by the US Air Force and the US Navy.
The total production includes 191 military Sabreliner (143 T-39A, 6 T-39B, 42 T-39D).
Crew2
Passengers10
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGarrett TFE731-3-1D
Engine Power (each)16,5 kN3700 lbf
Speed850 km/h459 kts
  528 mph
Service Ceiling13.716 m45.000 ft
Range4.447 km2.401 NM
2.763 mi.
Empty Weight6.420 kg14.154 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight10.886 kg24.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight9.866 kg21.750 lbs
Wing Span15,37 m50 ft 5 in
Wing Area35,3 m380 ft
Length14,30 m46 ft 11 in
Height4,88 m16 ft 0 in
First Flight16.09.1958
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1960-1981
Total Production631
ICAO CodeSBR1 SBR2
Data for (Version)Rockwell Sabreliner 65
VariantsT-39A, T-39B, T-39D, NA265-40 Sabreliner 40, NA265-40A Sabreliner 40A, NA265-60 Sabreliner 60, NA265-65 Sabreliner 65, NA265-70 Sabreliner 75, NA265-80 Sabreliner 75A

[Photo-ID: 13183] Karsten Palt 2016-10-09
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-3504, c/n 265-32, Karsten Palt, 2016North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-3504
c/n: 265-32
 
Oakland Aviation Museum [Oakland, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13184] Karsten Palt 2016-10-09
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-3504, c/n 265-32, Karsten Palt, 2016North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-3504
c/n: 265-32
 
Oakland Aviation Museum [Oakland, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11147] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4449, c/n 276-2, Karsten Palt, 2015North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4449
c/n: 276-2
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11148] Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4449, c/n 276-2, Karsten Palt, 2015North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4449
c/n: 276-2
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11331] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4465, c/n 276-18, Karsten Palt, 2015North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4465
c/n: 276-18
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11332] Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
North American CT-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4465, c/n 276-18, Karsten Palt, 2015North American
CT-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4465
c/n: 276-18
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 13265] Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
North American T-39A Sabreliner, United States Air Force (USAF), 61-0664, c/n 265-67, Karsten Palt, 2016North American
T-39A Sabreliner
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 61-0664
c/n: 265-67
 
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]