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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom                                                                                                           

    1945
McDonnell Douglas-Boeing
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell FH-1 Phantom                                                                   Photo source: Hudson Airdepot
 
   
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
771 km/h
(479 mph)     
Length:
Type:
carrier based fighter aircraft Range: 1.120 km
(695 mi)
Span:
Description:
first jet aircraft to land on US aircraft carrier Ferry range:
1.580 km
(980 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1945
Ceiling: 12.525 m (41.100 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
21,5 m/s (4.230 ft/min)   Number built:
11,35 m
(37 ft 3 in)
12,42 m
(40 ft 9 in)   
4,32 m
(14 ft 2 in)
5.459 kg   
(12.035 lb)   
    62
 
Engines:                2 x Westinghouse J30 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 7,1 kN  (2 x 1.600 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 12,7 mm (4 x 0.50 in)                                                            
                      
More info / sources:
Wikipedia          
Boeing


McDonnell XF2H Banshee

    1947
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF2D-1 Banshee                                               Photo source: tailspintopics.blogspot.com  
Data for: XF2H-1
 
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
NA
            
Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft Range: NA
Span:
Description:
one of primary US fighters in Korean War
Ferry range:
NA  
Height:
First flight:
1947
Ceiling: NA
Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
NA  
Number built:
11,89 m
(39 ft 0 in)
12,69 m 
(41 ft 7.4 in)
4,41 m
(14 ft 5.5 in)
   NA  

      3
prototypes
Engines:                    2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
    
                   
Thrust:   
2 x 13,34 kN  (2 x 3.000 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                                            
                      
More info / sources:
Tailhook Topics          
Hrvatski Vojnik
 

 

McDonnell F2H Banshee

    1949
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F2H-2 Banshee                                                                        Photo source: NAS Sanford
 
Data for: F2H-1
 
Manufacturer: McDonnell Aircraft, USA
Max speed: 945 km/h (587 mph)
Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft Combat range: 966 km
(600 mi)
Span:
Description:
XF2H with lengthened fuselage & more power Ferry range:
2.057 km
(1.278 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1949
Ceiling: 14.728 m (48.500 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
37,5 m/s (7.380 ft/min) 
Number built:
12,24 m
(40 ft 1.8 in)
12,69 m
(41 ft 7.4 in)
4,41 m
(14 ft 5.5 in)
8.591 kg   
(18.940 lb)
    895
(total F2H)
Engines:               2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:  
2 x 14 kN  (2 x 3.150 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                                                                      
More info / sources:
Boeing          
Joe Baugher


 

McDonnell F2H-2N Banshee

    1950
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F2H-2N Banshee                                               Photo source: tailspintopics.blogspot.com  
   
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA
Max speed:
945 km/h
(587 mph)     
Length:
Type:
carrier-based night fighter aircraft Combat range: 992 km
(620 mi)
Span:
Description:
F2H-2 with radar housed in lengthened nose Ferry range:
2.360 km
(1.475 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1950
Ceiling: 14.728 m (48.500 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
37,5 m/s (7.380 ft/min)   
Number built:
13,10 m
(40 ft 1.8 in)
12,69 m
(41 ft 7.4 in)
4,41 m
(14 ft 5.5 in)
9.525 kg   
(18.940 lb)
    14
(total 895)
Engines:              2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 14,5 kN  (2 x 3.250 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                                                                       
  Bombs: 454 kg (1.000 lb) or Rockets: 6 x 127 mm (6 x 5 in)    
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Joe Baugher
456th FIS


 

McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee

    1952
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F2H-3 Banshee                                                                  
 
   
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA
Max speed:
933 km/h
(580 mph)
Length:
Type:
carrier-based all weather fighter aircraft Combat range: 992 km
(620 mi)
Span:
Description:
F2H with lengthened fuselage & redesigned tail Ferry range:
2.760 km
(1.716 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1952
Ceiling: 14.205 m (46.600 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
30 m/s (6.000 ft/min)
Number built:
14,68 m
(48 ft 2 in)
12,73 m
(41 ft 9 in)
4,42 m
(14 ft 6 in)
11.437 kg   
(25.214 lb)
    250
(total 895)
Engines:               2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 14,5 kN  (2 x 3.250 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                                                                      
  Hardpoints: 8
   
  Hardpoints capacity: 1.415 kg (3.120 lb) of bombs, rockets or missiles
   
 
More info / sources: 
Wikipedia
Joe Baugher
Aero-web

 

 

McDonnell XF-85 Goblin

    1948
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF-85 Goblin                                                                               Photo source: Wikipedia
 
   
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1.069 km/h
(664 mph)     
Length:
Type:
parasite fighter Range: NA

Span:
Description:
conceived to be carried in B-36 bomb bay
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight:
1948
Ceiling: 14.600 m (48.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
63,3 m/s
(12.500 ft/min) 
Number built:
4,50 m
(14 ft 10 in)
6,40 m
(21 ft 1 in)
2,50 m
(8 ft 3 in)
2.540 kg   
(5.600 lb)
    2

Engines:                1 x Westinghouse XJ34 turbojet
    
                      
Thrust:   
1 x 13,3 kN  (1 x 3.000 lbf)
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 12,7 mm (4 x 0.50 in)                                                            
                      
       
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Boeing
National Museum


 

McDonnell XF-88 Voodoo

    1949
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF-88A Voodoo                                                                                  Photo source: USAF
 
Data for: XF-88A
 
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1.130 km/h
(706 mph) 
Length:
Type:
escort fighter Combat range: NA

Span:
Description:
base design developed into F-101 Voodoo
Range:
2.779 km
(1.737 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1949 Ceiling: 12.012 m (39.400 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
40 m/s
(8.000 ft/min)
Number built:
16,50 m
(54 ft 1.5 in)
12,10 m
(39 ft 8 in)
5,30 m
(17 ft 3 in)
10.477 kg 
(23.100 lb)
    1      (2 total XF-88)
Engines:                2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 21,4 kN  (2 x 4.825 lbf)
   
Armament: 
Guns: 6 x 20 mm (6 x 0.79 in)                                                                                      
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Military Factory

 

 

McDonnell XF-88B Voodoo

    1953
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF-88B Voodoo                                                                                  Photo source: USAF  
   
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1,1 M
     
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter Range: NA

Span:
Description:
first supersonic jet-turboprop hybrid
Ferry range:
NA
 
Height:
First flight:
1953
Ceiling: NA            
Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
NA
 
Number built:
17,68 m
(58 ft 0 in)
12,10 m
(39 ft 8 in)
5,30 m
(17 ft 3 in)
NA           

    1      (2 total XF-88)
Engines:                    
2 x Westinghouse J34 turbojets
  
                      
  1 x Alisson T38 turboprop
   
Thrust:   
2 x 21,4 kN  (2 x 4.825 lbf)                          
   
Power: 1 x 1.975 kW (1 x 2.650 HP)    
Armament:            
NA                                                                               
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
NASA
Aviastar
AIAA


 

McDonnell XF3H Demon

    1951
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF3H-1 Demon                                                                               Photo source: US Navy
 
   
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
NA
     
Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft
Range: NA
 
Span:
Description:
F3H Demon prototype               
Ferry range:
NA
 
Height:
First flight:
1951
Ceiling: NA            Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
NA
 
Number built:
18,08 m
(59 ft 4 in)
10,77 m
(35 ft 4 in)
4,45 m
(14 ft 7 in)
NA   

2 prototypes

Engines:                       
1 x Westinghouse J40 turbojet
    
                   
Thrust:                      
1 x 32 kN  (1 x 7.200 lbf) dry thrust
   

1 x 48,4 kN (1 x 10.900 lbf) with afterburner                                     
                      
Armament: NA
   

More info / sources:
Joe Baugher
Thanlont

 


McDonnell F3H Demon

    1951
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F3H-2 Demon                                                            Photo source: Flickr, Robert Sullivan
 
Data for: F3H-2
 
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1.152 km/h
(716 mph)
Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
XF3H with redesigned nose
Ferry range:
2.900 km
(1.800 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1951
Ceiling: 13.000 m (42.650 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
72,9 m/s
(14.350 ft/min)
Number built:
17,98 m
(59 ft 0 in)
10,77 m
(35 ft 4 in)
4,45 m
(14 ft 7 in)
17.700 kg   
(39.000 lb)
    519
(total F3H)
Engines:                    1 x Alisson J71 turbojet
    
                      
Thrust:   
1 x 63,39 kN  (1 x 14.250 lbf) with afterburner
   
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                                           
                      
  Missiles: 4 x (Sparrow, Sidewinder)
   
  Bombs: 2.720 kg (6.000 lb)
   
 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Aviastar
Boeing


 

McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

    1954
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F-101A Voodoo  
Data for: F-101A  
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1.720 km/h
(1.070 mph)     
Length:
Type:
strategic fighter aircraft
Range: 1.275 km
(795 mi)
Span:
Description:
supersonic fighter developed from XF-88 
Ferry range:
3.960 km
(2.460 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1954
Ceiling: 17.010 m (55.800 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
224 m/s
(44.100 ft/min)
Number built:
20,55 m
(67 ft 5 in)
12,09 m
(39 ft 8 in)
5,49 m
(18 ft 0 in)
22.260 kg 
(49.070 lb)
    807
(total F-101)
Engines:                2 x Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojets
   
More info:        
Thrust:   
2 x 45,4 kN  (2 x 10.200 lbf) dry thrust
  Airwar

2 x 66,7 kN (2 x 15.000 lbf) with afterburner                                      
                     National Museum
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)
  Aero Web
  Bombs: 3.050 kg (6.720 lb)
 
Sources
Rand McNally            
Encyclopedia
of Military Aircraft,
Enzo Angelucci, 1990

 

 

McDonnell F-101B/F Voodoo

    1957
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F-101B Voodoo                                                       Photo source: aircraftinformation.com  
Data for: F-101B
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1.825 km/h
(1.134 mph)     
Length:
Type:
two-seat interceptor
Range: 2.450 km
(1.520 mi)
Span:
Description:
more powerful engines w. long afterburner
Ferry range:
3.106 km
(1.930 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1957
Ceiling: 17.800 m (58.400 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
250 m/s
(49.200 ft/min)
Number built:
20,55 m
(67 ft 5 in)
12,09 m
(39 ft 8 in)
5,49 m
(18 ft 0 in)
23.770 kg   
(52.400 lb)
    479
(total 807)
Engines:               2 x Pratt & Whitney J57 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 53,3 kN  (2 x 11.990 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 75,2 kN (2 x 16.900 lbf) with afterburner                                          
                      
Armament: 4 x missiles
   
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
National Museum
Combat Air Museum


 

McDonnell F3H-G (mock up)

    1955
McDonnell F3H-G  
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F3H-G                                                                               Photo source: Britmodeller.com  
Data for: F3H-G
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
1,52 M

Length:
Type:
carrier-based fighter aircraft
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
twin-engined Demon adaptation & basis for Phantom II 
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
Cancelled:
1955
Ceiling: NA            Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA

Number built:
17,07 m
(56 ft 0 in)
12,14 m
(39 ft 9 in)
5,18 m
(17 ft 0 in)
NA   

1 mock up 
 
Engines:               2 x Wright J65 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 34,59 kN  (2 x 7.800 lbf)    
Armament: Guns: 4 x 20 mm (4 x 0.79 in)                                          
                      

Hardpoints: 9    

More info / sources:
Tailhook Topics
Joe Baugher


 

McDonnell XF4H-1

    1958
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell XF4H-1                                                             Photo source: tailspintopics.blogspot.com  
Data for: XF4H-1
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
2.585 km/h
(1.606 mph)
Length:
Type:
fighter bomber
Combat range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-4 Phantom II prototype with small nose
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight:
1958
Ceiling: 30.048 m (98.557 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
9.000 ft in 34,5
sec (2.743 m) Number built:
17,3 m      
(56 ft 10 in)
11,6 m
(38 ft 4 in)
4,9 m
(16 ft 3 in)
NA   

2 (XF4H-1),
 5 (YF4H-1)
Engines:              2 x General Electric J79 turbojets
    
                      
   
2 x 46 kN  (2 x 10.350 lbf) dry thrust
   
Thrust: 2 x 70,95 kN  (2 x 16.000 lbf) with afterburner                      
                      
Armament: NA
   
More info / sources:
Aero Web
Airvectors
Experience Festival

 

 

McDonnell F-4 Phantom II

    1958
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F-4D Phantom II                                                             Photo source: richard-seaman.com  
Data for: F-4B
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
2.548 km/h
(1.583 mph)    
Length:
Type:
fighter bomber
Combat range: 800 km
(500 mi)
Span:
Description:
principal USAF&USN air superiority fighter
Ferry range:
2.592 km
(1.610 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1958
Ceiling: 18.900 m (62.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
207 m/s
(40.800 ft/min)
Number built:
17,76 m
(58 ft 3 in)
11,70 m
(38 ft 5 in)
4,96 m
(16 ft 3 in)
24.766 kg   
(54.600 lb)
   5.195
 
Engines:               2 x General Electric J79 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 70,95 kN  (2 x 16.000 lbf)
   
Armament: Bombs: 7.257 kg (16.000 lb)                                          
                      

Missiles: 8 x air-to-air
   
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Aero Web
F-4 Phantom II

 

 

McDonnell F-4J / K / M Phantom II

    1965

Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F-4K Phantom II                                                                           Photo source: Wikipedia  
Data for: F-4J
 
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Aircraft, USA Max speed:
2.389 km/h
(1.485 mph)     
Length:
Type:
fighter-bomber Range: 1.450 km
(900 mi)
Span:
Description:
F4 without infrared seeker under nose     Ferry range:
3.150 km
(1.956 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1965
Ceiling: 18.900 m (62.000 ft)     Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
209,5 m/s
(41.250 ft/min)
Number built:
17,76 m
(58 ft 3 in)
11,70 m
(38 ft 5 in)
4,96 m
(16 ft 3 in)
25.396 kg
(56.000 lb)
522 (F-4J),
50 (F-4K),
Engines:              2 x General Electric J79 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 79,55 kN  (2 x 17.900 lbf)
More info / sources:    
Aero Web
Armament: Bombs and missiles: 7.257 kg (16.000 lb)                          
Global Security F-4J at f-4.nl
116 (F-4M)
F-4K at f-4.nl
F-4M at f-4.nl

 


McDonnell Douglas F-4E / F Phantom II

    1967
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell F-4F Phantom II
 
Data for F-4E
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.513 km/h
(1.500 mph)  
Length:
Type:
fighter-bomber Combat range: 800 km
(500 mi)
Span:
Description:
leading Phantom II model with longer nose
Ferry range:
2.600 km
(1.615 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1967
Ceiling: 19.000 m (62.340 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
210 m/s
(41.300 ft/min)
Number built:
19,20 m
(63 ft 0 in)
11,70 m
(38 ft 5 in)
4,96 m
(16 ft 3 in)
28.030 kg
(61.795 lb)
1389 (F-4E)
,175 (F-4F)
Engines:              2 x General Electric J79 turbojets
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 79,55 kN  (2 x 17.900 lbf)
   
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)                                          
                      

Bombs: 7.257 kg (16.000 lb)
   
 
More info / sources:
Global Security
F-4F at f-4.nl


 

McDonnell Douglas YF-4E CCV

    1974
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell YF-4E CCV                                                                              Photo source: Avia Deja Vu
 
   
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.334 km/h
(1.450 mph)     
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter Combat range: NA

Span:
Description:
Control Configured Vehicle (CCV) testbed
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight:
1974
Ceiling: 18.166 m (59.600 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
NA

Number built:
19,20 m
(63 ft 0 in)
11,70 m
(38 ft 5 in)
5,03 m
(16 ft 6 in)
26.308 kg
(58.000 lb)
    1

Engines:            2 x General Electric J79 turbojets
          
             More info / sources:
Thrust:   
2 x 79,55 kN  (2 x 17.900 lbf)
   
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)                                          
                      

Ordnance: 7.257 kg (16.000 lb)
   
National Museum
National Museum
F-4
Ausairpower

 

 

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle

    1972
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15C Eagle
 
Data for: F-15C
 
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.660 km/h
(1.650 mph) 
Length:
Type:
air superiority fighter Combat range: 1.967 km
(1.222 mi)
Span:
Description:
twin-engine all weather tactical fighter
Ferry range:
5.550 km
(3.450 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1972
Ceiling: 20.000 m (65.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb: 
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min)
Number built:
19,43 m
(63 ft 9 in)
13,05 m
(42 ft 10 in)
5,63 m
(18 ft 6 in)
30.845 kg   
(68.000 lb)
  1.533+
(total F-15)
Engines:                 2 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofans
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 77,62 kN  (2 x 17.450 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 111,2 kN (2 x 25.000 lbf) with afterburner                                       
                      
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 11    
  Hardpoints capacity: 7.300 kg (16.000 lbf)
   
 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Airwar

 

 

 

McDonnell Douglas F-15B / D Eagle

    1973
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15D Eagle
 
Data for: F-15D
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.657 km/h
(1.650 mph)
Length:
Type:
air superiority fighter
Combat range: NA

Span:
Description:
fully combat capable 2-seat training version
Ferry range:
4.637 km
(2.880 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1973
Ceiling: 18.897 m (62.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb: 
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min)
Number built:
19,43 m
(63 ft 9 in)
13,00 m
(42 ft 9 in)
5,63 m
(18 ft 6 in)
30.845 kg   
(68.000 lb)
61 (F-15B),
92 (F-15D),
Engines:              2 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 66 kN  (2 x 14.870 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 106 kN (2 x 23.830 lbf) with afterburner                                          
                      
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 11    
  Hardpoints capacity: NA    
37 (F-15DJ)
 
More info / sources:
Aero Web
Deagel

 


McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle

    1986
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle                                                         Photo source: Wikipedia  
Data for: F-15E  
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.650 km/h
(1.650 mph)
Length:
Type:
all-weather ground attack strike fighter
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
deep strikes & close air support 2 seat F-15
Ferry range:
3.900 km
(2.400 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1986
Ceiling: 18.200 m (60.000 ft Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb:
254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min)
Number built:
19,43 m
(63 ft 9 in)
13,00 m
(42 ft 9 in)
5,63 m
(18 ft 6 in)
36.700 kg   
(81.000 lb)
   334+

Engines:               2 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 79,18 kN  (2 x 17.800 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 129,45 kN (2 x 29.100 lbf) with afterburner                                  
                      
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints capacity: 11.000 kg (24.250 lb)
   
 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Global Security

 

 

McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL/MTD

    1988
McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL-MTD  
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15 STOL/MTD                                                            Photo source: Wikipedia  
   
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.650 km/h
(1.650 mph)      
Length:
Type:
technology demonstrator Range: 4.405 km
(2.737 mi)
Span:
Description:
F-15 with canard foreplanes and 
Ferry range:
NA

Height:

two-dimensional thrust-vectoring nozzles   
Ceiling: 17.750 m (58.220 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1988 Rate of climb: 
NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
19,7 m
(64 ft)
13,0 m
(42.8 ft)
5,64 m
(18.47 ft)
31.930 kg   
(70.400 lb)
1

More info/ sources:
Engines:           
2 × Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-200 turbofans with P&W 20 Degree 2-dimensional thrust vectoring nozzles
Thrust:   
2 x 63,88 kN (2 x 14.360 lbf) dry thrust

2 x 105,78 kN (2 x 23.780 lbf) with afterburner                                 
Armament: NA
Wikipedia
Joe Baugher
Scribd
Aviation Trivia

 

 

McDonnell Douglas F-15 Active

    1993
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15 Active
 
Data for: F-15 Active
 
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
2.645 km/h
(1.643 mph)    
Length*:
Type:
technology demonstrator
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-15 with canard foreplanes and
Ferry range:
NA

Height:

three-dimensional thrust-vectoring nozzles Ceiling: 18.288 m (60.000 ft) Max weight:
First flight: 1993
Rate of climb:
NA

Number built:
Crew: 2       *(without boom)
19,42 m (63.7 ft)
13,00 m
(42.8 ft)
5,64 m
(18.47 ft)
NA   

1

   
Engines:            2 × Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-229 turbofans with P&W 20 Degree 3-dimensional thrust vectoring nozzles
Thrust:   
2 x 104 kN  (2 x 23.450 lbf) dry thrust

2 x 129 kN (2 x 29.000 lbf) with afterburner                                    
Armament: NA
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
NASA Dryden
NASA Dryden

 


McDonnell Douglas F-15 Quiet Spike

    2006
McDonnell Douglas F-15B Quiet Spike  
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-15B Quiet Spike                                                        Photo source: Wikipedia  
   
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
Mach 1,8  
   
Length:
Type:
research testbed Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-15 with the Quiet Spike attachment designed
Ferry range:
NA

Height:

to reduce and control a sonic boom Ceiling: 18.300 m
(60.000 ft)    Max weight:
First flight: 2006 Rate of climb: 
NA

Number built:
Crew: 2        
26,73 m      
(63 ft 9 in)
13,00 m
(42 ft 9 in)
5,63 m
(18 ft 6 in)
NA   

1

   
Engines:                2 × Pratt Whitney F100-PW-100 turbofan engines
    
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 65,2 kN (2 x 14.660 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 106 kN (2 x 23.830 lbf) with afterburner                                  
                      
Armament: NA    
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Wikipedia
Airwar

 

 

Boeing F-15SE Silent Eagle

    2010
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing F-15SE Silent Eagle mock up                                                               Photo source: Boeing  
Data for: F-15SE
 
Manufacturer:
Boeing IDS, USA Max speed:
2.655 km/h
(1.650 mph)     
Length:
Type:
multi-role fighter Range: NA

Span:
Description:
F-15 stealth upgrade with internal weapons Ferry range:
3.900 km
(2.423 mi)
Height:
  bays and radar absorbent materials
Ceiling: 18.200 m (59.711 ft) Max weight:
First flight:
2010
Rate of climb: 254 m/s
(50.000 ft/min)
Number built:
Crew:
2
 
 

19,43 m
(63.75 ft)
13,05 m
(42.81 ft)
5,63 m
(18.47 ft)
36.700 kg   
(80.910 lb)
    1

   
Engines:              2 x Pratt & Whitney F100 afterburning turbofan     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 79,18 kN  (2 x 17.800 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 129,45 kN (2 x 29.100 lbf) with afterburner                                   
                      
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  External hardpoints and 4 x internal weapons bays    
 
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
Military Factory


 

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

    1978
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C Hornet  
Data for: F/A-18C  
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
1.915 km/h
(1.190 mph)
Length:
Type:
multi-role fighter Range: 740 km
(460 mi)
Span:
Description:
designed for dogfight and ground attack Ferry range:
3.335 km
(2.070 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1978
Ceiling: 15.240 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
229 m/s
(45.000 ft/min)  Number built:
17,07 m
(56 ft 0 in)
11,43 m
(37 ft 6 in)
4,66 m
(15 ft 4 in)
25.400 kg 
(56.000 lb)
   1.480
(F/A-18A-D)
Engines:               2 x General Electric F404 turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 48,9 kN  (2 x 11.000 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 78,7 kN (2 x 17.700 lbf) with afterburner                                   
                      
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 9 (2 at wingtips, 4 under wings, 3 under fuselage)    
  Ordnance: 7.030 kg (15.500 lb) of rockets, bombs and missiles
   
More info / sources:
Wikipedia
FAS
Source:
Military Aircraft 2000/01,
Gerard Frawley, 2000


 

McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B / D Hornet

    1979
 
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F/A-18B Hornet  
Data for: F/A-18D  
Manufacturer: 
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
1.916 km/h
(1.190 mph)     
Length:
Type:
fighter-trainer aircraft
Range: NA

Span:
Description:
fully combat capable F-18 trainer version 
Ferry range:
NA

Height:
First flight:
1979 (F/A-18B)
Ceiling: 15.239 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb: 
229 m/s
(45.000 ft/min)
Number built:
17,07 m
(56 ft 0 in)
11,43 m
(37 ft 6 in)
4,66 m
(15 ft 4 in)
25.400 kg 
(56.000 lb)
   1.480
(F/A-18A-D)
Engines:                2 x General Electric F404 turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 48,9 kN  (2 x 11.000 lbf) dry thrust    

2 x 78,7 kN (2 x 17.700 lbf) with afterburner                                                    
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 9 (2 at wingtips, 4 under wings, 3 under fuselage)    
  Ordnance: 7.030 kg (15.500 lb) of rockets, bombs and missiles    
 
More info / sources:
Boeing
Aviastar
Aero Web
Airwar

 

 

McDonnell Douglas F-18 HARV

    1987
McDonnell Douglas F18 HARV  
Aircraft on photo: McDonnell Douglas F-18 HARV  
   
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Douglas, USA Max speed:
274 km/h
(170 mph)     
Length:
Type:
experimental fighter Range: NA

Span:
Description:
High Angle-of-Attack (Alpha) Research  Ferry range:
NA

Height:

Vehicle to investigate controlled flight at Ceiling: NA   Gross weight:

high angles of attack using thrust vectoring Rate of climb:
NA
  Number built:
First flight: 1987 Crew: 1    
17,07 m
(56 ft 0 in)
11,41 m
(37 ft 5 in)
4,66 m
(15 ft 4 in)
16.374 kg   
(36.099 lb)
1
 
More info/ sources:
Engines               2 × General Electric F404-GE-400 turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 71,2 kN (2 x 16.000 lbf) with afterburner    
Armament: NA    
Global Aircraft
Wikipedia
NASA

 

 

Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet

    1995
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet
 
Data for: F/A-18E  
Manufacturer:
Boeing IDS, USA Max speed:
1.915 km/h
(1.190 mph)
Length:
Type:
multi-role fighter Combat range: 760 km
(475 mi)
Span:
Description:
Hornet larger and more advanced derivative
Ferry range:
3.330 km
(2.070 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1995
Ceiling: 15.239 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
1
Rate of climb:
NA
 
Number built:
18,31 m
(60 ft 1 in)
13,62 m
(44 ft 9 in)
4,88 m
(16 ft 0 in)
29.937 kg 
(66.000 lb)
   +400
(F/A-18E&F)
Engines:             2 x General Electric F414 turbofans  
More info / sources:
Thrust:   
2 x 62,3 kN  (2 x 14.000 lbf) dry thrust
   

2 x 97,9 kN (2 x 22.000 lbf) with afterburner                                   
                  
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 11 (2 at wingtips, 6 under wings, 3 under fuselage)    
  Ordnance: 8.050 kg (17.750 lb) of rockets, bombs and missiles    
Wikipedia
Boeing
Global Security
Airwar
Military Aircraft 2000/01,
Gerard Frawley, 2000


 

Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet

    1996
 
Aircraft on photo: Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet  
Data for: F/A-18F  
Manufacturer: 
Boeing IDS, USA Max speed:
1.960 km/h
(1.218 mph)     
Length:
Type:
multi-role fighter Range: 740 km
(460 mi)
Span:
Description:
tandem seat F/A-18E variant
Ferry range:
2.700 km
(1.678 mi)
Height:
First flight:
1996
Ceiling: 15.239 m (50.000 ft) Max weight:
Crew:
2
Rate of climb: 
NA
 
Number built:
18,31 m
(60 ft 1 in)
13,62 m
(44 ft 9 in)
4,88 m
(16 ft 0 in)
29.937 kg 
(66.000 lb)
   +400
(F/A-18E&F)
Engines                  2 x General Electric F414 turbofans     
                      
Thrust:   
2 x 62,3 kN  (2 x 14.000 lbf) dry thrust    

2 x 97,9 kN (2 x 22.000 lbf) with afterburner                                                          
Armament: Gun: 1 x 20 mm (1 x 0.79 in)    
  Hardpoints: 11 (2 at wingtips, 6 under wings, 3 under fuselage)    
  Ordnance: 8.050 kg (17.750 lb) of rockets, bombs and missiles    
 
More info / sources:
Boeing
Navy
RAAF
Naval Technology

 

 
   
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