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Grumman F-11 Tiger
The Grumman F-11 Tiger is a supersonic, single-seat carrier-based United States Navy fighter aircraft in operation during the 1950s and 1960s.
Originally designated the F11F Tiger in April 1955 under the pre-1962 Navy designation system, it was redesignated as F-11 Tiger under the 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system.
Single-seat fighter version for the U.S. Navy, redesignated F-11A in 1962.
199 built and later production aircraft had a longer nose.
One was used for static tests with a further production of 231 aircraft cancelled.
Designation of a Navy photo reconnaissance version, 85 were cancelled.
F11F-1F Super Tiger (G-98J)
F11F-1 fitted with the J79-GE-3A engine.
45 ft 10.5 in (13.983 m)
31 ft 7.5 in (9.639 m)
27 ft 4 in (8.33 m) wing-tips folded
13 ft 2.75 in (4.0323 m)
250 sq ft (23 m2)
13,810 lb (6,264 kg)
21,035 lb (9,541 kg)
Max take-off weight
23,459 lb (10,641 kg)
1 × Wright J65-W-18 afterburning turbojet engine, 7,450 lbf (33.1 kN) thrust at 8,300 rpm, military power dry, 10,500 lbf (47 kN) with afterburner
631 kn (726 mph, 1,169 km/h) / M1.1 at 35,000 ft (10,668 m)
654 kn (753 mph; 1,211 km/h) at sea level
501 kn (577 mph, 928 km/h)
1,110 nmi (1,280 mi, 2,060 km)
49,000 ft (15,000 m)
Rate of climb
16,300 ft/min (83 m/s)
84 lb/sq ft (410 kg/m2)
4 × 20 mm (.79 in) Colt Mk 12 cannon, 125 rounds per gun
4 with provisions to carry combinations of:
Aero 6A or Aero 7A “Rocket Package”
150 gal drop tank
AN/ARC-27A UHF COMMS
AN/ARN-14E VHF Nav
AN/APA-89 video coder
AN/APG-30A ranging radar.
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