Specifications for the
Ryan FR Fireball
Focus Model: Ryan FR-1 Fireball
Country of Origin: United States
Manufacturer: Ryan Aeronautical - USA
Initial Year of Service: 1945
Length: 39.99ft (12.19m)
Width: 39.99ft (12.19m)
Height: 13.62ft (4.15m)
Weight (Empty): 7,915lbs (3,590kg)
Weight (MTOW): 10,595lbs (4,806kg)
Powerplant: 1 x Wright R-1820-72W Cyclone radial piston engine delivering 1,350 horsepower; 1 x General Electric J31-GE-1 turbojet engine delivering 1,600lbf of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 426mph (686kmh; 370kts)
Maximum Range: 1,305miles (2,100km)
Service Ceiling: 43,100ft (13,137m; 8.2miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 0 feet per minute (0m/min)
4 x 12.7mm M2 Browning air-cooled, heavy machine guns.
8 x 5" (127mm) air-to-surface rockets underwing
2 x 1,000lb bombs underwing
XFR-1 - Initial Prototype; fitted with Wright R-1820-72W radial piston engine; three examples produced.