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Friday, January 20, 2012

F-14 TOMCAT























Grumman F-14 Tomcat Specification
General Characteristics: F-14 TOMCAT
Date Deployed: First flight: December 21st 1970
Function: Carrier-based multi-role strike fighter
Type: Class A multirole fighter
Contractor: Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Unit Cost: $38 million
Propulsion: 2x Pratt & Whitney TF30-P-414A afterburning turbofans (F-14A) rated at 11, 700 lbs dry and 18, 900 lbs in afterburner 2x General Electric F110-GE-400 afterburning turbofans (F-14B and F-14D) rated at 16, 088 lbs dry and 27, 000 lbs in afterburner Thrust: F-14A: 20,900 pounds (9,405 kg) static thrust per engine; F-14B and F-14D: 27,000 pounds (12,150 kg) per engine

Maximum speed: 2.38 Mach (1,544 mph)
Cruise Mach speed: 0.72 Mach
Carrier approach speed: 125 kts
Wingspan: 64 ft 2 in (19,54 m) unswept, 38 ft (11.4 m) swept
Reference wing area: 565 sq ft.
Wing aspect ratio: 7.28
Length: 61 ft 10 in (18.96 m)
Height: 16 ft (4.88 m)
Maximum range: 1600 nm (2573km)
Combat radius: 578 miles (930 km)
Ceiling: 68,900 ft (21,000m)
Max. speed: 1,584 mph (2,548km/h) at 40,000 ft (12,200 m)
Empty: 41, 780 lbs.
Maximum takeoff: 74, 349 lbs.
Internal fuel: 16, 200 lbs.
External fuel: 3, 800 lbs.
Crew: 2 - pilot and radar intercept officer
Field takeoff distance: 2500 ft.
Field landing distance: 2400 ft.
Maximum external weapons load: 15, 985 lbs.

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