/ Mitsubishi T-2
The Mitsubishi T-2 was a supersonic jet trainer aircraft used by the Japan Air Self Defence Force.
Introduced in 1975, it was the first Japanese-designed aircraft to break the sound barrier.
It was the basis of the Mitsubishi F-1 military aircraft.
All T-2s were retired by 2006.
T-2, T-2A, Two-seat advanced jet trainer aircraft
T-2, T-2B, Two-seat armed weapons training aircraft.
Experimental Control Configuration Vehicle test-bed, built from the third T-2 produced.
Includes three canards.
17.85 m (58 ft 7 in)
7.88 m (25 ft 10 in)
4.39 m (14 ft 5 in)
21.8 m2 (235 sq ft)
NACA 65 series (modified)
6,197 kg (13,662 lb)
9,675 kg (21,330 lb) clean
Max take-off weight
12,800 kg (28,219 lb)
3,823 l (1,010 US gal; 841 imp gal) internal fuel, with provision for up to 3x 833 l (220 US gal; 183 imp gal) drop-tanks
2 × Ishikawa-Harima TF40-801A afterburning turbofan, 20.95 kN (4,710 lbf) thrust each dry, 31.76 kN (7,140 lbf) with afterburner
1,700 km/h (1,100 mph, 920 kn) at 10,975 m (36,007 ft)
Mach 1.6 at 11,000 m (36,000 ft) at MTOW clean
2,870 km (1,780 mi, 1,550 nmi) with 3 x drop tanks
15,240 m (50,000 ft)
Rate of climb
177.833 m/s (35,006.5 ft/min)
Required field length
1,525 m (5,003 ft)
1 × 20 mm JM61A1 cannon
One centreline and two under-wing pylons
Provision for Two AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missile on wingtip missile rails.
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