F8-Crusader

F8-Crusader

F8-Crusader

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SKU DL-ABF8
COMPATIBILITY FSX/FS2004
MEDIA INSTANT DOWNLOAD
SIZE (Mb) 16.5
PUBLISHER Abacus Publishing  (MORE)
 
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The F-8 Crusader was a fighter from the cold war era that saw first service in 1955. It became a mainstay aboard aircraft carriers and saw considerable combat during the Vietnam War in which it had considerable success against MiG-17s and MiG-21s.

In all about 1000 of the several different variants of the Crusader was built and used until retired in 1976.

Specifications

Engine P&W J57-P-20A turbojet
Power 10,500 lbs thrust @ sea level
Power w/afterburner 18,000 lbs
Height 15 ft 9 in
Length 54 ft 3 in
Wingspan 35 ft 8 in
Wing Area 375 sq ft
Empty Weight 17,500 lbs
Max Take Off Weight 29,000 lbs
Max Speed Mach 1.86
Cruise Speed 495 kts
Rate of Climb 31,000 fpm
Service Ceiling 58,000 ft
Combat Range 450 mi w/ 2 drop tanks)
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