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NASA - Aircraft Specifications, F-15B, #836
August 21, 2008


Length: 64 ft
Wingspan: 43 ft

Primary Mission/Capabilities:

  • Advanced aerodynamic, instrumentation, and propulsion experiments in high-performance flight conditions
  • External carriage of experiments in Flight Test Fixture (FTF)
  • Crew training
  • Pilot proficiency
  • Safety chase support


Max speed: Mach 2.0 with Flight Test Fixture in place
Max operating altitude: 60,000 ft
Load factor: -3.0 to +7.33g
Engine: 2 F100-PW-100 turbofan engines
Engine thrust: ~ 24,000 lb each, in full afterburner

General Characteristics:

  • Crew: 2
  • Aerial refueling capability for extended duration research missions
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