Specifications for the
Grumman F9F Cougar
Carrier-Borne Fighter Aircraft
Focus Model: Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Grumman - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1952
Length: 42.16ft (12.85m)
Width: 34.51ft (10.52m)
Height: 12.24ft (3.73m)
Weight (Empty): 11,865lbs (5,382kg)
Weight (MTOW): 24,762lbs (11,232kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Pratt & Whitney J48-P-8A turbojet generating 7,200lbs of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 647mph (1,041kmh; 562kts)
Maximum Range: 1,000miles (1,610km)
Service Ceiling: 41,995ft (12,800m; 8.0miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 5,750 feet per minute (1,753m/min)
4 x 20mm M2 cannons in nose assembly.
6 x 5" (127mm) high-explosive air-to-surface rockets underwing.
4 x AIM-9 Sidewinder short-range, air-to-air missiles underwing (later models).
2 x 1,000lb conventional dropbombs.
Up to 2,000lbs of external ordinance.
XF9F-6 - Original three prototypes based on the F9F Panther.
Argentina; United States