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F/A-18 #853 Performance and Specifications
April 15, 2009
 

Dimensions



Length: 56 ft long (17.06 m)
Wingspan: 40 ft, 4 in (12.29 m)
Gross weight: 40,000 lb

Primary Mission / Capabilities


  • Testbed
  • Disciplinary/systems research aircraft
  • Research aircraft

Performance



Speed: Mach 1.7 (1190 mph)
Operating altitude: 50,000 ft, max
Range/duration: 1 hr, 10 min, 700 mi (w/o tank)
1000 mi, 2 hr (w/centerline tank)
Engine: Two GE F404 turbofan engines
Engine thrust: 17,700 lb (8028.58 kg) per engine
Manufacturer: McDonnell Douglas (Boeing)
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Page Last Updated: March 13th, 2014
Page Editor: Monroe Conner