The AT-802U is built to help an aircrew walk away from high-energy ground impacts. With more than a combined 2.5 million flight hours already flown in AT-802 series aircraft, it has proven to be an extremely safe airplane, and when required, a survivable airplane.
Ballistic glass windshields and windows, cockpit and engine armor, separated, self-sealing fuel lines and fuel tanks with emergency fuel dump.
Energy-absorbing steel tube frame and a cockpit roll cage structure capable of supporting full aircraft weight.
Large 30-inch tires, eight piston brakes and heavy spring steel landing gear.
Rugged, large area wings with an extremely strong wing spar.
Rapid fuel dump capability.
AmSafe inflatable 5-point harness and airbags.
Mounting provisions for optional AN/AAR-47 and AN/ALE-47 countermeasure system, or other systems as desired.
Flight, power, fuel controls and instruments in both front and rear cockpit
Years of coca crop eradication missions in South America resulted in the development of lightweight composite ballistic armor for the AT-802U cockpit “bathtub” and engine compartment.