Favorite Military Aircraft Model Fighter: F14 Tomcat

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Favorite Military Aircraft Model Fighter: F14 Tomcat

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The F-14 Tomcat was made famous by the movie, "Tom Gun." While many people confuse the F-14 the Air force F-15, there are distinct differences that can be easily spotted by a trained eye. First of all, the F-14 is a two seated fighter <a href="http://www.modelworksdirect.com">aircraft model </a>and structurally reinforce to make short hard landings on military Aircraft Carriers.

Provided below is a handmade Aircraft fabricated from Scratch and measuring 36 inches / 91 Centimeters. The model is made of composite materials consisting of wood, resin, metal, plastics and more. The total build time was 3 months at over 400 hours of fabrication time. This model is not built from an y


Function Carrier-based multi-role strike fighter

Contractor Grumman Aerospace Corporation

Unit Cost $38 million

Propulsion F-14: two Pratt & Whitney TF-30P-414A
turbofan engines with afterburners;
F-14B and F-14D: two General Electric F-110-GE-400
augmented turbofan engines with afterburners

Thrust F-14A: 20,900 pounds (9,405 kg) static thrust per engine;
F-14B and F-14D: 27,000 pounds (12,150 kg) per engine
Length 61 feet 9 inches (18.6 meters)

Height 16 feet (4.8 meters)

Maximum Takeoff Weight 72,900 pounds (32,805 kg)

Wingspan 64 feet (19 meters) unswept, 38 feet (11.4 meters) swept

Ceiling Above 53,000 feet

Speed Max Mach Number = 1.88
Cruise Mach Number = .72
Carrier Approach Speed = 125 kts
Mission Radius 500 nm Hi-Med-Hi strike profile
380 nm Hi-Lo-Lo-Hi strike profile
Crew Two: pilot and radar intercept officer

Armament Up to 13,000 pounds of
Air-to-Air Missiles (up to)
6 AIM-7 Sparrows
4 AIM-9 Sidewinder
6 AIM-54 Phoenix

air-to-ground ordnance
MK-82 (500 lbs.)
4 MK-83 (1,000 lbs.)
4 MK-84 (2,000 lbs.)
MK-20 cluster bomb
4 GBU-10 LGB
GBU-12 MK-82 LGB
4 GBU-16 MK-83 LGB
4 GBU-24 MK-84 LGB

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Re: Favorite Military Aircraft Model Fighter: F14 Tomcat

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Welcome to Aviation24.be, hytek02.
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