LTV Aerospace A-7B Corsair II Aircraft Data
Photo ID 252133 by W.A.Kazior. USA Navy LTV Aerospace A 7B Corsair II, 154370
Carrier-borne attack aircraft.

The A-7 Corsair II was developed as a replacement for the US Navy's fleet of A-4 Skyhawks. Like the A-4, the A-7 is a single-engined design, focused on the air-to-ground mission. The Corsair II has the distinction of being the only US design, since World War II, to be developed straight into combat. As with Vietnam, the A-7 served in Grenada, Lebanon, the Persian Gulf, Libya, Panama, Desert Shield/Storm. The last Navy A-7's were retired from service in May, 1991. Operationally, the A-7 was superseded by the F/A-18A Hornet.
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • First Flight: 9/26/1965
  • Initial Service Date: 2/1967
  • No. Built: 196
  • No. In Service: 0 (approx.)
  • No. of Hardpoints: 8
  • Crew: 1

Power:

1× Allison TF30-P-408 non-afterburning turbofan at 13,390 lbf

Weapons:

1 x 20mm M61 Vulcan Gatling gun with 1,000 rounds.
4 x LAU-5003 rocket pods
2 x AIM-9 Sidewinder AAM's
2 x AGM-45 Shrike ARM's
2 x AGM-62 Walleye TV-guided bombs
2 x AGM-88 HARM's
2 x GBU-15 LGB's
or 30x500 lb Mark 80/82 unguided bombs
4 x B28/B57/B61 nuclear bombs

Dimensions:

Length: 46 ft. 1.5 in.
Wing Span: 38 ft. 9 in.
Wing Area: 375 sq.ft
Height: 16 ft. 0.75 in.
Empty Weight: 19,490 lbs
Max. Weight: 42,000 lbs
Max. Ordnance Load: 15,000 lbs
Internal Fuel: 9,263 lbs

Performance:

Max. Speed: 698 mph
Cruise Speed: 545 mph
Service Ceiling: 42,000 ft.
Normal Range: 621 nm
Max. Range: 2,485 nm

Operators:

USA (Navy)

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