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GRUMMAN F-14D TOMCAT
1991
 
INTERCEPTOR/AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTER
 
     
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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DATA
 
 
GRUMMAN F-14D TOMCAT
 
CLASSIFICATION
CLASS :
 INTERCEPTOR/AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTER
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN :
 UNITED STATES
MANUFACTURER :
 Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (Later Grumman Aerospace
 
 Corp.)
FIRST FLIGHT :
 1991
SERVICE DELIVERY :
 1991
NUMBER BUILT :
 37 + 18 x F-14A Convertions
   
SPECIFICATION
SPAN :
 Wing Extended: 64 ft (19.55 m); Wings Swept: 38 ft 0 in (11.58 m)
LENGTH :
 62 ft 9 in (19.1 m)
HEIGHT :
 16 ft (4.88 m)
WING AREA :
 565 sq ft (54.5 m sq)
WING LOADING :
 113.4 lb/ft sq (553.9 kg/m sq)
POWER LOADING :
 0.92
ASPECT RATIO :
 ---
WEIGHT EMPTY :
 43,735 lb (19,838 kg)
WEIGHT LOADED :
 61,000 lb (27,700 kg)
WEIGHT MAX :
 74,350 lb (33,720 kg)
ARMAMENT :
 1 20mm (0.787 in) M61 Vulcan 6-Barreled Gatling Cannon
PAYLOAD :
 14,500 lb (6,600 kg) Mixed Ordnance in 10 Hardpoint;
 -
 Air-to-Air Missiles: AIM-54 Phoenix, AIM-7 Sparrow, AIM-9 Sidewinder
 -
 Bombs: JDAM Precision-guided munition (PGMs), Paveway,
 
 Mk 80 Series, Mk 20 Rockeye II
 -
 Other: Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance Pod System (TARPS),
 
 LANTIRN targeting pod, 2 267 USgal (1,010 l; 222 imp gal) drop
 
 Tanks for Extended Range
AVIONICS :
 - Hughes AN/APG-71 Radar
 
 - AN/ASN-130 INS, IRST, TCS
 
 - Remotely Operated Video Enhanced Receiver (ROVER) upgrade
POWER PLANT :
 2 General Electric F110-GE-400 afterburning turbofans, Producing
 
 13,810 lbf (61.4 kN) each; 27,800 lbf (123.7 kN) each (w/ Afterburner)
CREW :
 2 - Pilot and Radar Intercept Officer
 
 
PERFORMANCE
MAXIMUM SPEED :
 1,544 mph (Mach 2.34, 2,485 km/h)
CRUISING SPEED :
 ---
LANDING SPEED :
 ---
CLIMB RATE :
 45,000+ ft/min (229+ m/s)
RANGE :
 1,239 miles (1994 km) Combat Radius; 1,840 miles (2,960 km) -
 
 Ferry Range
SERVICE CEILING :
 50,000+ ft (15,200 m)
 
 
 
 
REFERENCES
 
 

Donald, David; Lake, Jon. The Encyclopedia of World Military Aircraft. New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 2000. ISBN 0-7607-2208-0.

 
 
     
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