North American YF-107A (Ultra Sabre) Technical Specifications
Service Year: 1956
Type: Research / Fighter-Bomber Aircraft
National Origin: United States
Manufacturer(s): North American Aviation - USA
Production Total: 3
Structural (Crew Space, Dimensions and Weights)
Operating Crew (Typical): 1
Overall Length: 61.84 feet (18.85 meters)
Overall Width: 36.58 feet (11.15 meters)
Overall Height: 19.32 feet (5.89 meters)
Weight (Empty): 22,697 lb (10,295 kg)
Weight (MTOW): 39,756 lb (18,033 kg)
Installed Power and Standard Day Performance
Propulsion: 1 x Pratt & Whitney J57-P-9 turbojet with afterburner developing 24,000 lb of thrust.
Maximum Speed: 1,500 mph (2,414 kph; 1,303 knots)
Maximum Range: 2,414 miles (3,885 km)
Service Ceiling: 53,199 feet (16,215 meters; 10.08 miles)
Rate-of-Climb: 39,900 feet-per-minute (12,162 m/min)
Armament / Mission Payload
4 x 20mm M-39E cannons
Up to 10,000 lb of external stores.
Global Operators / Customers
Model Variants (Including Prototypes)
F-100B - Original product designation
YF-107 - Revised product designation
YF-107 (55-5118) - Initial prototype; showcased at Pima Air and Space of Tucson, Arizona.
YF-107 (55-5119) - Second prototype; on display at the National Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio.
YF-107 (55-5120) - Third prototype; scrapped during the 1960s.