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Bell XF-83

1945
-Bell–Boeing–Cavalier-
Aircraft on photo: Bell XF-83                                                        Photo source: National Museum of the US Air Force
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Manufacturer:
Bell Aircraft Corporation, USA
Max speed:
840 km/h (522 mph) Length:
Type:
prototype escort fighter Range: 2.785 km (1.730 mi) Span:
Description:
developed from Bell P-59 Range with ext. tanks:
3.300 km (2.050 mi) Height:
First flight: 1945
Ceiling: 14.000 m (45.000 ft)     Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
28,7 m/s (5.650 ft/min) Number built:
13,67 m
(44 ft 10 in)
16,15 m
(53 ft 0 in)
4,65 m
(15 ft 3 in)
12.500 kg
(27.500 lb)
    2

Engines:
2 x Allison J-33 turbojets
                                                              
Thrust:
2 x 18 kN (2 x 4.000 lbf)
 
Armament: 
6 x 12,7 mm (0.50 in) machine guns

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
National Museum

 

 

Bell XF-109 (mock up)

1961
 
Aircraft on photo: Bell XF-109 (Bell D-188A)                                                                          Photo source: Wikipedia  
   
Manufacturer:
Bell Aircraft Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2,3 Mach

Length:
Type:
VTOL tiltjet fighter
Range: 3.900 km
(2.300 mi)
Span:
Description:
mock up
Range with ext. tanks:
NA

Height:
Canceled:
1961
Ceiling: 18.000 m
(60.000 ft)    
Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA

Number built:
18,90 m
(62 ft 0 in)
7,24 m
(23 ft 9 in)
3,89 m
(12 ft 9 in)
10.849 kg
(23.917 lb)
1 mock up

Engines:
8 x GE J-85 turbojets
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:            
8 x 11,5 kN (8 x 2.600 lbs) dry, out of them

Rockets: 108 x 70 mm (2.75 in)         

6 x 17 kN (6 x 3.850 lbs) with afterburner

Bombs: 1.800 kg (4.000 lb)       
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
National Museum

 

 

Boeing X-20 Dynasoar (mock up)

1963
Boeing X-20 DynaSoar  
Aircraft on photo: Boeing X-20 Dynasoar (mock up)                                                                Photo source: Wikipedia  
   
Manufacturer:
The Boeing Company, USA
Max speed:
28.165 km/h
(17.500 mph) Length:
Type:
military spaceplane
Range: 40.700 km
(25.290 mi)
Span:
Description:
multirole spacecraft for reconnaissance, Ferry range:
NA

Height:

bombing, space rescue, satellite maintenance, Ceiling: 160 km (530.000 ft) Max weight:

and sabotage of enemy satellites Climb rate:
510 m/s
(100.000 ft/min)
Numb. built:
Canceled: 1963
Crew:

 
10,77 m
(35 ft 4 in)
6,34 m
(20 ft 10 in)
2,59 m
(8 ft 6 in)
5.165 kg
(11.387 lb)
1 mock up

More info /sources:
Engine:             
1 × Martin Trans-stage rocket engine
                                                              
Thrust:
1 x 323 kN (72.000 lbf)
 
Armament: 
NA

Wikipedia
Boeing
Astronautix

 

 

Boeing 908 (mock up)

1973
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing 908-909                                                                            Photo source: aerospaceweb.org  
   
Manufacturer:
The Boeing Company, USA
Max speed:
NA
  Length:
Type:
light fighter
Range: NA
  Span:
Description:
F-16 LWF (LightWeight Fighter) contender
Range with ext. tanks:
NA
Height:
Canceled:
1973 (estimate)
Ceiling: NA             
Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA
Number built:
14,57 m
(47,8 ft)
8,93 m
(29,3 ft)
4,27 m
(14 ft)
7.257 kg
(16.000 lb)
1 mock up

Engine:
1 x F100-PW-100
                    
 
Thrust:
NA

            Source:
Armament:   
NA

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More info:
Wikipedia
Aerospaceweb


 

Boeing X-32A

2000
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing X-32A CTOL/CV                                                                                    Photo source: jsf.mil  
   
Manufacturer:
The Boeing Company, USA
Max speed:
1.931 km/h
(1.200 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: 1.575 km
(985 mi) Span:
Description:
F-35 JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) contender
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
2000
Ceiling: 15.200 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA .
Number built:
13,72 m
(45 ft)
10,97 m
(36 ft)
5,28 m
(17,3 ft)
22.700 kg
(50.000 lb)
1
(X-32 total: 2)
Engine:
1 x P&W F135 afterburning turbofan
Armament: Cannon: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:           
1 x 117 kN  (26.000 lbf) dry thrust

Internal: 6 x air-air missiles

1 x 155,7+ kN (35.000+ lbf) with afterburner

External: 6.800 kg (15.000 lb)        
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Boeing

 

 

Boeing X-32B

2001
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing X-32B STOVL                                                                                       Photo source: jsf.mil  
   
Manufacturer:
The Boeing Company, USA
Max speed:
1.931 km/h
(1.200 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: 1.575 km
(985 mi) Span:
Description:
F-35 JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) contender
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
2001
Ceiling: 15.200 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA .
Number built:
13,32 m
(43 ft 8,6 in)
9,14 m
(30 ft)
5,28 m
(17,3 ft)
22.700 kg
(50.000 lb)
1
(X-32 total: 2)
Engine:
1 x P&W JSF-119 afterburning turbofan
Armament: Cannon: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:           
1 x 117 kN  (26.000 lbf) dry thrust

Internal: 6 x air-air missiles

1 x 155,7+ kN (35.000+ lbf) with afterburner

External: 6.800 kg (15.000 lb)        
More info / sources:
Aviastar
Airwar


 

Boeing F/A XX

2020
Boeing FA-XX  
Aircraft on photo: Boeing F/A-XX                                                                                            Photo source: Wikipedia  
   
Manufacturer:
The Boeing Company, USA Max speed:
Mach +3
(est.)     Length:
Type:
naval multirole fighter
Range: NA
  Span:
Description:
the only sixth-generation jet fighter    Ferry range:
NA   Height:

currently known to be proposed Ceiling: NA   Max weight:
First flight: 2020 (est.)
Rate of climb:
NA   Number built:
Crew: 2     More 
info/sources:
NA    
 
NA

NA

NA

in development

   
Engines:               
2 x supercruise engines
Wikipedia    
Thrust:
NA
Airforce Magazine
Armament:
directed energy weapons (high-powered microwaves and/or lasers)                 
Defense Tech
Airforce Technology
Flight Global
Flight Global

 

 

Cavalier F-51 Mustang 2

1971
 
Aircraft on photo: Cavalier F-51D Mustang 2                                                                                    
 
Data for: F-51D
 
Manufacturer:
Cavalier Aircraft Corporation, USA
Max speed:
650 km/h
(440 mph) Length:
Type:
counter-insurgency
Range: 1.480 km
(2.000 mi) Span:
Description:
P-51 Mustang ultimate development Range with ext.tanks:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1971
Ceiling: 11.465 m (41.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
15,2 m/s (3.000 ft/min) Number built:
10,40 m
(34 ft 2 in)
12,60 m
(41 ft 4 in)
4,00 m
(13 ft 1 in)
6.350 kg
(50.000 lb)
25+

Engine:
1 × RR Merlin 724 four blade
                                                            
Power:
1.831 kW (1.720 shp)
 
Armament:
6 x underwing hardpoints                

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Mustangsmustangs

 

 

Convair XF-81

1945
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair XF-81                                                  Photo source: National Museum of the US Air Force  
   
Manufacturer:
Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, USA
Max speed:
811 km/h
(507 mph) Length:
Type:
escort fighter
Range: 4.000 km
(2.500 mi) Span:
Description:
combined turbojet and turboprop engine
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1945
Ceiling: 10.800 m (35.500 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
26 m/s
(5.300 ft/min) Number built:
13,67 m
(44 ft 10 in)
15,39 m
(50 ft 6 in)
4,27 m
(14 ft 0 in)
8.850 kg
(24.650 lb)
2

Engines:
1 x GE J-33 turbojet + 1 x GE XT-31 turboprop
                                                              
Thrust/power:
1 x 16,7 kN (3.750 lbf) + 1.700 kW (2.300 hp)
 
Armament:
Cannon: 6 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Bombs: 900 kg (2.000 lb)       

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
National Museum


 

Convair XP-92 (mock up)

1948
Convair XP-92  
Aircraft on photo: Convair XP-92 (mock up)                                                                          Photo source: up-ship.com  
   
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
Mach 1,65
       Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
mixed power delta-wing aircraft with the  Ferry range:
NA

Height:

pilot's cockpit placed inside the shock Ceiling: NA   Max weight:

cone of the engine intake Climb rate:
NA
  Number built:
Built: 1948
Crew:

 
11,61 m
(38 ft 1 in)
9,55 m
(31 ft 4 in)
5,25 m
(17 ft 3 in)
8.845 kg
(19.500 lb)
1 mock up

More info /sources:
Engines:               
1 x Westinghouse J30 turbojet
                                                              
  6 x RL-11 rocket engines  
Thrust:
1 x 6,9 kN (1.560 lbf)
 
  6 x 8,9 kN (6 x 2.000 lbf)  
Armament: 
NA

Prototypes
WW2 Aircraft
National Museum
Wikipedia
Astronautix

 

 

Convair XF-92 Dart

1948
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair XF-92A Dart                                                     Photo source: USAF Museum via Wikipedia
 
   
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
1.160 km/h
(718 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental interceptor
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
first American delta-wing aircraft, built to Ferry range:
NA . Height:

validate the P-92 concept using the same
Ceiling: 15.450 m (50.750 ft) Max weight:
  wing and tail shape as on XP-92 mockup Rate of climb: 41,3 m/s 8.135 ft/min 
Number built:
First flight: 1948 Crew: 1  
12,99 m
(42 ft 6 in)
9,55 m
(31 ft 4 in)
5,37 m
(17,9 ft)
6.626 kg
(14.608 lb)
1

   
Engine:
1 x Allison J33 turbojet 
                                                                         
Thrust:
1 x 33,4 kN (7.500 lbf)      
       
Armament:
none

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
NASA Dryden

 

 

Convair F2Y Sea Dart

1953
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair F2Y Sea Dart                                                                                     Photo source: Internet  
Data for: F2Y-1
 
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
1.325 km/h
(825 mph) Length:
Type:
seaplane fighter
Range: 826 km
(513 mi) Span:
Description:
only seaplane to exceed the speed of sound
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1953
Ceiling: 16.700 m (54.800 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
86,7 m/s
(17.100 ft/min Number built:
16,00 m
(52 ft 7 in)
10,30 m
(33 ft 8 in)
4,90 m
(16 ft 2 in)
9.750 kg
(21.500 lb)
5

Engines:
2 x Westinghouse J46 turbojets
                         
Thrust:             
2 x 27 kN (2 X 6.100 lbf)
 
Armament:
Cannon: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Rockets: unguided rockets + 2 x air-to-air missiles       

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Aviastar


 

Convair YF-102

1953
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair YF-102                                                Photo source: National Museum of the US Air Force  

 
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
1.304 km/h
(825 mph) Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.175 km
(1.350 mi) Span:
Description:
F-102 prototype, scaled-up XF-92A
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1953
Ceiling: 16.300 m (53.400 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
66 m/s (13.000 ft/min) Number built:
20,83 m
(68 ft 4 in)
11,61 m
(38 ft 1 in)
6,45 m
(21 ft 2 in)
14.300 kg
(31.500 lb)
10 prototypes
(total 1.000)
Engine:
1 x Pratt & Whitney J57 afterburning  turbojet
                         
Thrust:
1 x 52 kN  (11.700 lbf) dry thrust; 1 x 76,5+ kN (17.200+ lbf) with afterburner
 
Armament:      
 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Joebaugher

 


Convair F-102 Delta Dagger

1954
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair F-102A Delta Dagger                                                 Photo source: aircraftinformation.com  
Data for: F-102A
 
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
1.304 km/h
(825 mph) Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.175 km
(1.350 mi) Span:
Description:
first supersonic all-weather jet interceptor
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1954
Ceiling: 16.300 m (53.400 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
66 m/s (13.000 ft/min) Number built:
20,83 m
(68 ft 4 in)
11,61 m
(38 ft 1 in)
6,45 m
(21 ft 2 in)
14.300 kg
(31.500 lb)
875 F-102A
(total 1.000)
Engine:
1 x Pratt & Whitney J57 afterburning  turbojet     
Armament: Rockets: 24 x 70 mm (2.75 in)  
Thrust:           
1 x 52 kN  (11.700 lbf) dry thrust

Missiles: 6 x air-air missiles

1 x 76,5+ kN (17.200+ lbf) with afterburner

    
More info / sources:
Aviastar
National Museum


 

Convair TF-102 Delta Dagger

1955
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair TF-102A Delta Dagger                                                                       Photo source: Internet
 
Data for: TF-102A
 
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
1.034 km/h
(646 mph Length:
Type:
dual-cockpit trainer
Range: 2.175 km
(1.350 mi) Span:
Description:
F-102A side-by-side trainer version
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1954
Ceiling: 16.750 m (55.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
NA .
Number built:
19,31 m
(63 ft 4,3 in)
11,61 m
(38 ft 1 in)
6,45 m
(21 ft 2 in)
14.560 kg
(32.100 lb)
111 TF-102A
(total 1.000)
Engine:
1 x Pratt & Whitney J57 afterburning  turbojet
Armament: Rockets: 24 x 70 mm (2.75 in)  
Thrust:            
1 x 45 kN  (10.200 lbf) dry thrust

Missiles: 6 x air-air missiles

1 x 71+ kN (16.000+ lbf) with afterburner

    
More info / sources:
Airwar
National Museum

 

 

Convair F-106 Delta Dart

1956
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair F-106A Delta Dart                               Photo source: United States Department of Defense  
Data for: F-106A
 
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
2.455 km/h
(1.525 mph Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 2.900 km
(1.800 mi) Span:
Description:
last dedicated interceptor in USAF service
Ferry range:
4.300 km
(2.700 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1956
Ceiling: 17.000 m (57.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
150 m/s (29.000 ft/min) Number built:
21,55 m
(70,7 ft)
11,67 m
(38,25 ft)
6,18 m
(20,28 ft)
15.670 kg
(34.510 lb)
277 F-106A
(total 342)
Engine:
1 x Pratt & Whitney J75 afterburning  turbojet
                         
Thrust:             
1 x 109 kN  (24.500 lbf) with afterburner
 
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Missiles: 4 x air-to-air missiles + 1 x nuclear missile           

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
F-106deltadart


 

Convair F-106B Delta Dart

1958
 
Aircraft on photo: Convair F-106B Delta Dart                                                                                  
 
Data for: F-106B  
Manufacturer:
Convair, USA
Max speed:
2.138 km/h
(1.328 mph Length:
Type:
two-seat trainer
Range: 2.900 km
(1.800 mi) Span:
Description:
full tactical interception capabilities Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1958
Ceiling: 16.062 m (52.700 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
150 m/s
(29.000 ft/min) Number built:
21,60 m
(70,7 ft)
11,67 m
(38,25 ft)
6,18 m
(20,28 ft)
19.377 kg
(42.720 lb)
63 F-106B
(total 342)
Engine:
1 x Pratt & Whitney J75 afterburning  turbojet
                         
Thrust:             
1 x 109 kN  (24.500 lbf) with afterburner
 
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Missiles: 4 x air-to-air missiles + 1 x nuclear missile    

More info / sources:
National Museum
Aeroweb


 

Curtiss XF15C-1 "low tail"

1945
Curtiss XF15C  
Aircraft on photo: Curtiss XF15C-1 "low tail"                                                                              Photo source: Aviastar  
Data for: Curtiss XF15C-1 first prototype
 
Manufacturer:
Curtiss-Wright, USA
Max speed:
755 km/h
(469 mph) Length:
Type:
naval fighter
Range: 1.022 km
(635 mi)
Span:
Description:
mixed-propulsion carrier-borne fighter prototype
Ferry range:
2.228 km
(1.385 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1945
Ceiling: 12.750 (41.830 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Climb rate:
25,5 m/s
(5.020 ft/min) 
Numb. built:
13,41 m
(44 ft 0 in)
14,63 m
(48 ft 0 in)
4,65 m
(15 ft 3 in)
8.490 kg  
(18.717 lb)
  3  (total XF15C)
Engines:            
1 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W 18-cylinder air-cooled two-row radial engine
               
  1 × De Havilland-Halford Goblin turbojet  
Power: 1 x 2.100 hp (1 x 1,566 kW)  
Thrust:
1 x 12,26 kN (1 x 2,700 lbf)
 
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)
 

Bombs: 2 x 450 kg (2 x 990 lb)           

 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar
Aviastar
Prototypes

 

 

Curtiss XF15C-1 "T-tail"

1945
Curtiss XF15C-1 T-tail  
Aircraft on photo: Curtiss XF15C-1 "T-tail"                                                                Photo source: Flickr by aerofifties
 
Data for: Curtiss XF15C-1 second and third prototype  
Manufacturer:
Curtiss-Wright, USA
Max speed:
755 km/h
(469 mph) Length:
Type:
naval fighter
Range: 1.022 km
(635 mi)
Span:
Description:
Curtiss XF15C with low tail substituted with
Ferry range:
2.228 km
(1.385 mi)
Height:

T-tail after first prototype crashed Ceiling: 12.750 (41.830 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1945 Climb rate:
25,5 m/s
(5.020 ft/min)  
Number built:
Crew: 1        
13,41 m
(44 ft 0 in)
14,63 m
(48 ft 0 in)
4,65 m
(15 ft 3 in)
8.490 kg 
(18.717 lb)
1 (low tail); 
2 (T-tail)
   
Engines:            
1 × Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34W 18-cylinder air-cooled two-row radial engine
               
  1 × Allis-Chalmers J36 turbojet  
Power: 1 x 2.100 hp (1 x 1,566 kW)  
Thrust:
1 x 12,26 kN (1 x 2,700 lbf)
 
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)
 

Bombs: 2 x 450 kg (2 x 990 lb)           

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar
Aviastar
Prototypes
Tanks 45

 

 

Curtiss XF-87 Blackhawk

1948
Curtiss XF-87  
Aircraft on photo: Curtiss XF-87 Blackhawk                                                         Photo source: Crudmudgeonz Tumblr
 
   
Manufacturer:
Curtiss-Wright, USA
Max speed:
970 km/h
(600 mph) Length:
Type:
interceptor
Range: 1.600 km
(1.000 mi)
Span:
Description:
prototype and company's last aircraft project
Ferry range:
NA
.
Height:
First flight:
1948
Ceiling: 12.500 m (41.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
NA
. Number built:
18,9 m
(62 ft)
18,3 m
(60 ft)
6,2 m
(20 ft 4 in)
22.600 kg
(49.900 lb)
2

Engines:
4 x Westinghouse XJ34 turbojets
More info / sources:
Thrust:             
4 x 13 kN  (4 x 3.000 lbf) 
 
Armament:
Guns: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in)                                                                                 

Wikipedia
Aviastar
National Museum

 

 

Douglas F3D Skynight

1948
 
Aircraft on photo: Douglas F3D-2T2 Skynight                                                                             Photo source: Internet  
Data for: F3D-2  
Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company, USA
Max speed:
852 km/h
(529 mph) Length:
Type:
fighter aircraft
Range: NA
. Span:
Description:
carrier-based twin-engine midwing jet fighter
Ferry range:
2.212 km (1.374 mi) Height:
First flight:
1948
Ceiling: 11.200 m (36.700 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
15,1 m/s (2.970 ft/min) Number built:
13,85 m
(45 ft 5 in)
15,24 m
(50 ft 0 in)
4,90 m
(16 ft 1 in)
12.151 kg
(26.731 lb)
265

Engines:
2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
Armament:      
Guns: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:           
2 x 15 kN  (2 x 3.400 lbf)

Missiles: 4 x air-air missiles

                                                               

Bombs: 2 x 900 kg (2 x 2.000 lb)      
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Boeing


 

Douglas F4D Skyray

1951
 
Aircraft on photo: Douglas F4D-1 Skyray                                                                                 
 
Data for: F4D-1  
Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company, USA
Max speed:
1.200 km/h
(722 mph) Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft
Range: 1.100 km
(700 mi) Span:
Description:
world speed record holder
Ferry range:
1.900 km
(1.200 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1951
Ceiling: 17.000 m (55.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
93,3 m/s
(18.300 ft/min) Number built:
13,8 m
(45 ft 5 in)
10,21 m
(33 ft 6 in)
3,96 m
(13ft 0 in)       
12.300 kg
(27.116 lb)
422

Engine:              
1x Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojet
Armament:
Guns: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Missiles: 2 x air-air
Thrust:
1 x 45 kN  (10.200 lbf) dry thrust

Rockets: 6 pods of 7 x 70 mm (2.75 in)

1 x 71 kN (16.000 lbf) with afterburner

Bombs: 2 x 900 kg (2 x 2.000 lb)     
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Boeing

 

 

Douglas F5D Skylancer

1956
 
Aircraft on photo: Douglas F5D Skylancer                                                                                      
 
   
Manufacturer:
Douglas Aircraft Company, USA
Max speed:
1.590 km/h
(990 mph) Length:
Type:
fighter aircraft
Range: 2.148 km
(1.335 mi) Span:
Description:
F4D Skyray development
Ferry range:
NA . Height:
First flight:
1956
Ceiling: 17.500 m (57.500 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
105,3 m/s
(20.730 ft/min) Number built:
16,40 m
(53 ft 10 in)
10,21 m
(33 ft 6 in)
4,52 m
(14 ft 10 in)
12.733 kg
(28.072 lb)
4

Engine:         
1 x Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojet
Armament:
Guns: 4 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:             
1 x 45 kN  (10.200 lbf) dry thrust

Rockets: 72 x 51 mm (2 in)

1 x 71 kN (16.000 lbf) with afterburner

Misiles: 4 x air-air missiles                      
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
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General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark

1964
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark                                                                               
 
Data for: F-111F  
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.655 km/h
(1.650 mph) Length:
Type:
fighter-bomber
Range: 4.707 km
(2.923 mi) Span:
Description:
variable geometry interdictor 
Ferry range:
6.760 km
(4.200 mi) Height:
First flight:
1964
Ceiling: 20.100 m (66.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
131,5 m/s (25.890 ft/min) Number built:
22,40 m
(53 ft 10 in)
19,2 m/ 9,75 m
(63 ft/ 32 ft)
5,22 m
(17,13 ft)
45.300 kg
(100.000 lb)
563

Engines:        
2 x Pratt & Whitney TF30 turbofans
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:              
2 x 79,6 kN  (17.900 lbf) dry thrust

Hardpoints: 9  

2 x 112 kN (25.100 lbf) with afterburner

Armament capacity: 14.300 kg (31.500 lb)         
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Aerospaceweb


 

General Dynamics – Grumman F-111B

1965
General Dynamics F-111B  
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics-Grumman F-111B                                  Photo source: SNAFU Solomon Blogspot
 
   
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.330 km/h
(1.450 mph) Length:

Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp, USA
Range: 3.390 km
(2.100 mi) Span (swept):
Type: naval interceptor Ferry range:
5.150 km
(3.200 mi) Span(spread):
Description: variable-geometry wings long-range carrier
Ceiling: 19.800 m (65.000 ft) Height:

based interceptor follow-on to F-4 Phantom II
Climb rate:
108 m/s (21.300 ft/min) Max weight:
  developed from F-111 Aardwark Crew: 2   Numb. built:
First flight: 1965        
20,98 m
(68 ft 10 in)
10,34 m
(33 ft 11 in)
21,3 m (70 ft 0 in)
4,80 m
(15 ft 9 in)
39.900 kg 
(88.000 lb)
  7

   
Engines:            
2 × Pratt & Whitney TF30-P-3 turbofans
               
Thrust: 2 x 47,8 kN (2 x 10,750 lbf) dry thrust  

2 x 82,3 kN (2 x 18,500 lbf) with afterburner
 
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in) 
 

Hardpoints: 6 x under wings          

More info / sources:
Wikipedia
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General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon

1974
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16C Fighting Falcon                                                     
 
Data for: F-16C
 
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.125 km/h
(1.320 mph) Length:
Type:
multirole fighter
Range:

Span:
Description:
LWF lightweight fighter competition winner
Ferry range:
4.220 km
(2.620 mi) Height:
First flight:
1974
Ceiling: 15.240+ m (50.000+ ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min) Number built:
15,06 m
(49 ft 5 in)
9,96 m
(32 ft 8 in)
5,01 m
(16 ft 5 in)
19.200 kg
(42.300 lb)
4.500+
(total F-16)
Engine:           
1 x GE F110 afterburning turbofan
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in); Hardpoints: 11 
Thrust:   
1 x 76,3 kN  (17.155 lbf) dry thrust 
  Missiles: 6 x air-air or air-ground missiles
          
1 x 127 kN (28.600 lbf) with afterburner
Rockets: 4 pods of 19 x 70 mm (2.75 in) 



Ordnance: 7.700 kg (17.000 lb)        
More info / sources:
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General Dynamics F-16B/D/F Fighting Falcon

1977
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16B Fighting Falcon                                                                                      
 
Data for: F-16B
 
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.125 km/h
(1.320 mph Length:
Type:
trainer
Range:

Span:
Description:
F-16 two-seat training version
Ferry range:
. . Height:
First flight:
1977
Ceiling: 15.240+ m (50.000+ ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
254 m/s (50.000 ft/min) Number built:
15,06 m
(49 ft 5 in)
9,96 m
(32 ft 8 in)
5,01 m
(16 ft 5 in)
14.968 kg
(33.000 lb)
4.500+
(total F-16)
Engine:               1 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofan
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:   
1 x 64,9 kN  (14.670 lbf) dry thrust       Ordnance: 5.435 kg (12.000 lb)             
          
1 x 106 kN (23.830 lbf) with afterburner
   
More info / sources:
Aero Web
Fighter Planes

 

 

General Dynamics YF-16 CCV / F-16 AFTI

1976
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics YF-16 CCV                                                               Photo source: Avia Deja Vu
 
Data for: YF-16 CCV  
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.173 km/h
(1.350 mph)  
Length:
Type:
technology demonstrator
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-16 with twin pivoting vertical ventral fins
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight:
1976 (CCV), 1982 (AFTI)
Ceiling: 16.763 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA

Number built:
15,0 m
(49 ft 3 in)
9,4 m
(32 ft 11 in)
5,0 m
(16 ft 5 in)
14.965 kg
(33.000 lb)
1 (CCV),
1 (AFTI)
Engine:              1 Pratt & Whitney F-100 afterburning turbofan
                                              
More info / sources:
Thrust:   
1 x 66,09 kN  (14.870 lbf) dry thrust     Wikipedia (CCV)
Armament: NA
Wikipedia (AFTI)

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General Dynamics F-16 XL-1

1982
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16 XL-1                                                                                    
 
   
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.125 km/h
(1.320 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-16 derivative with delta wing
Ferry range:
4.580 km
(2.850 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1982
Ceiling: 15.240+ m (50.000+ ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min) Number built:
16,51 m
(54 ft 2 in)
10,44 m
(34 ft 3 in)
5,36 m
(17 ft 7 in)
21.800 kg
(48.000 lb)
2
(total F-16XL)
Engine             1 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofan
Armament:
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)
Thrust:   
1 x 64,9 kN  (14.670 lbf) dry thrust       Ordnance: 5.435 kg (12.000 lb)             
          
1 x 106 kN (23.830 lbf) with afterburner
   
More info / sources:
National Museum
F-16.net


 

General Dynamics F-16 XL-2

1982
 
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16 XL-2                                                  Photo source: NASA Dryden via flickr  
   
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.250 km/h
(1.400 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-16 two seat derivative with delta wing
Ferry range:
4.580 km
(2.850 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1982
Ceiling: 15.240+ m (50.000+ ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min) Number built:
16,51 m
(54 ft 2 in)
10,44 m
(34 ft 3 in)
5,36 m
(17 ft 7 in)
21.800 kg
(48.000 lb)
2
(total F-16XL)
Engine           1 x GE F110 afterburning turbofan
Armament:    
Gun: 1 x 20 mm (0.79 in)  
Thrust:   
1 x 76,3 kN  (17.155 lbf) dry thrust
  Hardpoints: 17 pylons
          
1 x 127 kN (28.600 lbf) with afterburner

Ordnance: 6.800 kg (15.000 lb)               
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
NASA Dryden

 

 

General Dynamics F-16 VISTA

1992
General Dynamics F-16 VISTA  
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16 VISTA                                                                        Photo source: f-16.net  
(also called: General Dynamics NF-16D)
 
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
2.414 km/h
(1.500 mph) Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-16D Block 30 aircraft modified into a thrust
Ferry range:
5.200 km
(3.200 mi)
Height:

vectoring research aircraft – Variable-stability
Ceiling: 15.000+ m (50.000+ ft) Max weight:

In-flight Simulator Test Aircraft (VISTA) Rate of climb:
250 m/s
(50.000 ft/min)
Number built:
First flight: 1992 Crew:   2 More
info/sources:
14,8 m
(48 ft 7 in)
9,8 m
(32 ft 2 in)
4,8 m
(15 ft 9 in)
19.187 kg  
(42.300 lb)
1

Wikipedia  
Engine:             
1 × General Electric F110 afterburning turbofan
               
Thrust: 1 x 64,9 kN (1 x 14,590 lbf) dry thrust  

1 x 105,7 kN (1 x 23,770 lbf) with afterburner
 
Armament: NA 
 
Wikipedia
Hitech Web
Scramble
F-16.net

 

 

Lockheed Martin F-16 DSI

1996
Lockheed F16 DSI  
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics F-16 DSI                                                     Photo source: tuku.military.china.com
 
   
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
Mach 2
      Length:
Type:
experimental fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
modified F-16 with DSI (Divertless Supersonic  
Ferry range:
NA

Height:

Inlet) designed for the upcoming F-35 fighter
Ceiling: NA   Max weight:
First flight: 1996 Rate of climb:
NA
  Number built:
Crew: 1    
More
info/sources:
15,06 m  
(49 ft 5 in)
9,96 m
(32 ft 8 in)
5,01 m
(16 ft 5 in)
NA  

1

Hitech Web
 
Engine:                 
1 × turbofan
               
Thrust: NA  
Armament: NA 
 
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Lockheed Martin F-16C Block 50+ / F-16C Block 52+ / F-16E Block 60

2003
 
Aircraft on photo: Lockheed Martin F-16E Block 60 Desert Falcon                            Photo source: Wallpaperhere.com  
Data for: F-16E Block 60  
Manufacturer:
Lockheed Martin, USA
Max speed:
2.132 km/h
(1.325 mph) Length:
Type:
multipurpose fighter
Range: 1.524 km
(950 mi)
Span:
Description:
F-16 Fighting Falcon current production
Ferry range:
4.475 km
(2.780 mi)
Height:

version with Improved Performance Engines
Ceiling: 18.500 m (60.700 ft) Max weight:

and support for conformal fuel tanks Climb rate :
340 m/s
(66.930 ft/min) Number built:
First flight: 2003 Crew: 1    
15,03 m
(49 ft 4 in)
9,45 m
(31 ft 0 in)
5,09 m
(16 ft 8 in)
22.630 kg
(49.890 lb)
+300 (total Block 50, 52, 60)
More info /sources:
Engine             1 x General Electric F110-GE-132 afterburning turbofan
 

Thrust:   
1 x 84,5 kN  (1 x 19.000 lbf) dry thrust
 
          
1 x 144,6 kN (1 x 32.500 lbf) with afterburner

  
Armament: Guns: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in) rotary cannon General Electric M61A1 Vulcan
   
            30 mm (1.18 in) in external cannon pod
   
  Hardpoints: 11 (2 x on wingtip, 6 x under wing, 3 x under fuselage)
   
  Hardpoints capacity: 9.276 kg (20.450 lb)    
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Lockheed Martin F-16D  Block 50+ / F-16D  Block 52+ / F-16F Block 60 / F-16I SufaSufaSSdSSSsfdfwaKilajghiejhqiaj 

2003
 
Aircraft on photo: Lockheed Martin F-16F Block 60 Desert Falcon  
Data for: F-16F Block 60  
Manufacturer:
Lockheed Martin, USA
Max speed:
2.145 km/h
(1.333 mph) Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-16E trainer version with conformal fuel
Ferry range:
4.989 km
(3.100 mi)
Height:

tanks support and dorsal spine/compartment Ceiling: +18.288 m (+60.000 ft) Max weight:

to accommodate all of single-seat mode systems Climb rate:
+254 m/s .( +50.000 ft/min) No built:

which were dislocated due to an extra seat First flight: 2003   Crew:
15,04 m
(49 ft 4 in)
9,45 m
(31 ft 0 in)
5,09 m
(16 ft 8 in)
20.865 kg
(46.000 lb)
+155 (total)  
2  
Engine             1 x General Electric F110-GE-132 afterburning turbofan
 

Thrust:   
1 x 84,5 kN  (1 x 19.000 lbf) dry thrust
 
          
1 x 144,6 kN (1 x 32.500 lbf) with afterburner

  
Armament: Guns: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in) rotary cannon General Electric M61A1 Vulcan
   
  Hardpoints: 11 (2 x on wingtip, 6 x under wing, 3 x under fuselage)
   
  Hardpoints capacity: +7.700 kg (+17.000 lb)    
More info / sources:
Valka
Military Wikia
Global Security
Hyperscale
F-16.net

 

 

General Dynamics 218V

1984
General Dynamics E-7  
Aircraft on photo: General Dynamics 218V                                                                                    Photo source: NASA  
(also called: General Dynamics E-7)
 
Manufacturer:
General Dynamics Corporation, USA
Max speed:
Mach 1,6
       Length:
Type:
experimental VTOL fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
Rockwell XFV-12A VTOL supersonic VTOL
Ferry range:
NA

Height:

fighter competitor offered by General
Ceiling: NA   Max weight:

Dynamics and based on F-16XL Rate of climb:
NA
  Number built:
Canceled: 1984 (est.)
Crew: 1 (planned)  
More 
info/sources:
NA

NA

NA

17.132 kg
(37.770 lb)
1 near-full -scale model
   
Engine:               
1 × turbofan with external augmentor pumping high-pressure engine air for VTOL
Above Top Secret  
Thrust: NA Above Top Secret
 
Armament: NA  Secret Projects
 
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