2232 T-28Bs were produced over its lifespan beginning in 1950. The aircraft was primarily used by United States Navy, but has seen use with other militaries throughout the world. The T-28B is powered by a Wright R-1820-86 radial piston engine that gives it a top speed exceeding 280mph. It was used as a trainer for the navy, and was later refitted with an arrester gear in order to facilitate carrier-deck landing training.
It has a max takeoff weight of 2041 kg and a maximum speed of 552 km/h.