VT-28

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Training Squadron Twenty Eight
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VT-28 Logo
Active 1 May 1960 - present
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Navy Seal United States Navy
Type Training
Part of Training Wing Four
Garrison/HQ NAS Corpus Christi
Nickname Rangers
Commanders
Current
commander
Commander Marc Christino
Aircraft flown
Trainer T-34C Turbo Mentor

The VT-28 "Rangers" are a U.S. Navy primary flight training squadron based at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas.

History[edit]

Patch of VT-28 as an Advanced Multi-engine Training Squadron

Prior to its commissioning on May 1, 1960, VT-28 operated as Advanced Training Unit 611.[1] The Rangers began as an advanced multi-engine training squadron flying a training variant of the Grumman S-2 Tracker. After 19 years and thousands of Naval Aviators being designated, the T-44A replaced the TS-2F Tracker.[2] VT-28 continued training advanced multi-engine aviators until 1990 when the Chief of Naval Air Training reassigned the squadron to be responsible for training instructors and updating training syllabus for the T-44A and T-34C Turbo Mentor. Three years later, CNATRA again reassigned VT-28 to be Training Wing Four's fifth primary instruction squadron.[3]

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