North American F-100 Super Sabre

North American F-100 Super Sabre


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The North American F-100 Super Sabre is and Supersonic American Jet made by North American Aviation the Supersonic Jet Served with the (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and was used in the Air National Guard (ANG) one of the rarest jets in the world but there are huge amount of videos out there

1958 the United States Air Force Had Retired the Supersonic Jet and leaving the Air National Guard left with the F-100 Eventually the (ANG) Replaced the F-100 With F-4 Phantom II, LTV A-7 Corsair II, and A-10 Thunderbolt II with the last F-100 retiring in 1979, with the introduction of the F-16 Fighting Falcon

Vietnam War the F-100 Was used Widely during the war. as a fighter-bomber in ground-support missions such as attacking bridges, road junctions and troop concentrations

The last combat F-100 departed Vietnam in 1971, after nearly eight years of combat. Super Sabres flew 360,283 combat sorties

The Aircraft finally Retired in 1970


Information

Design and development

Pratt & Whitney F100

Operation history

Variants

Operators

Surviving aircraft

Specifications (F-100D)


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  • Crew: 1
  • Length: 50 ft (15 m)
  • Wingspan: 38 ft 9 in (11.81 m)
  • Height: 16 ft 2.75 in (4.9467 m)
  • Wing area: 400 sq ft (37 m2)
  • Aspect ratio: 3.76
  • Airfoil: NACA 64A007[157]
  • Zero-lift drag coefficient: CD0.0130
  • Drag area: 5.0 sq ft (0.46 m2)
  • Empty weight: 21,000 lb (9,525 kg)
  • Gross weight: 28,847 lb (13,085 kg)
  • Max takeoff weight: 34,832 lb (15,800 kg)
  • Powerplant: 1 × Pratt & Whitney J57-P-21/21Aafterburning turbojet engine, 10,200 lbf (45 kN) thrust dry, 16,000 lbf (71 kN) with afterburner

Performance

  • Maximum speed: 924 mph (1,487 km/h, 803 kn)
  • Maximum speed: Mach 1.4
  • Range: 1,995 mi (3,211 km, 1,734 nmi)
  • Service ceiling: 50,000 ft (15,000 m)
  • Rate of climb: 22,400 ft/min (114 m/s)
  • Lift-to-drag: 13.9
  • Wing loading: 72.1 lb/sq ft (352 kg/m2)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.55

Armament

Avionics

  • Minneapolis-Honeywell MB-3 automatic pilot[160]
  • AN/AJB-1B low-altitude bombing system[160]
  • AN/APR-26 rearward radar warning[160]

F-100D

Vietnam War

Others

Bibliography for further reading

Primary users


United States Air Force

Turkish Air Force
Republic of China Air Force
French Air Force

Video About the (F-100)


Great jet would love to have it

Thanks @AirCanada11 you can learn about the jet in this link Video About the F-100 F-100 Super Sabre Full Documentary - YouTube

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Ah yes! The Cold War fighters! Definitely an iconic and tense time for aviation in general. These fighters were something else!

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