F-11 Tiger

Serial - 141882

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The Grumman F11F/F-11 Tiger is a supersonic, single-seat carrier-based United States Navy fighter aircraft in operation during the 1950s and 1960s. Originally designated the F11F Tiger in April 1955 under the pre-1962 Navy designation system, it was redesignated as F-11 Tiger under the 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system.

The F11F/F-11 was used by the Blue Angels flight team from 1957–1969. Grumman Aircraft Corporation made 200 Tigers, with the last aircraft being delivered to the U.S. Navy on 23 January 1959.

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specifications

DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITY 

CREW: 1

SIZE: LENGTH 45 ft 10.5 in (13.983 m),
WINGSPAN 31 ft 7.5 in (9.639 m),

HEIGHT 13 ft 2.75 in (4.0323 m),

EMPTY WEIGHT 13,810 lb (6,264 kg)

MAX TAKE OFF WEIGHT: 23,459 lb (10,641 kg)

PERFORMANCE

SPEED:  631 kn (726 mph, 1,169 km/h) / M1.1 at 35,000 ft (10,668 m)

SERVICE CEILING: 49,000 ft (15,000 m)

RANGE:  1,110 nmi (1,280 mi, 2,060 km)

Armament:

  • Guns: 4 × 20 mm (.79 in) Colt Mk 12 cannon, 125 rounds per gun

  • Hardpoints: 4 with a capacity of –,with provisions to carry combinations of:

    • Rockets: Aero 6A or Aero 7A "Rocket Package"

    • Missiles: AIM-9 Sidewinder

    • Other: 150 gal drop tank

"This aircraft on loan from the National Naval Aviation Museum on behalf of the Navy History and Heritage Command"