Specifications for the
Vought / LTV A-7 Corsair II
Carrier-Borne Strike Aircraft
Focus Model: Vought A-7E Corsair II
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Vought / Ling-Temco-Vought (LTV) - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1967
Length: 46.13 ft (14.06 m)
Width: 38.71 ft (11.80 m)
Height: 16.08ft (4.90 m)
Weight (Empty): 18,942 lb (8,592 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 42,000 lb (19,051 kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Allison / Rolls-Royce TF41-A-1 turbofan engine developing 15,000 lb of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 659 mph (1,060 kmh; 572 kts)
Maximum Range: 564 miles (908 km)
Service Ceiling: 42,999 ft (13,106 m; 8.1 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet-per-minute (0 m/min)
Hardpoints: 8 (two reserved for Sidewinder AAMs)
2 x 20mm single-barrel cannons (early)
1 x 20mm M61 six-barrel rotary cannon (later models)
Mission-specific armament on eight external hardpoints (two side-fuselage positions reserved exclusively for AIM-9 "Sidewinder" AAMs) included:
AIM-9 "Sidewinder" AAMs, conventional drop bombs, Laser-Guided Bombs (LGBs), AGM-65 "Maverick" ASMs, munition dispensing pods, rocket pods, and/or jettisonable fuel tanks.
YA-7A - Prototype Model Designation of which 3 produced; fitted with Pratt & Whitney TF30-P-6 non-afterburning turbofans engines capable of 11,350lbs of thrust; 2 x 20mm single-barrel cannons.
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