Portugal - Air Force North American F-86F Sabre

General characteristics
Crew: 1
Length: 37 ft 1 in (11.4 m)
Wingspan: 37 ft 0 in (11.3 m)
Height: 14 ft 1 in (4.5 m)
Wing area: 313.4 sq ft (29.11 m²)
Empty weight: 11,125 lb (5,046 kg)
Loaded weight: 15,198 lb (6,894 kg)
Max takeoff weight: 18,152 lb (8,234 kg)
Powerplant: 1× General Electric J47-GE-27 turbojet, 5,910 lbf (maximum thrust at 7.950 rpm for five min) (26.3 kN)
Fuel provisions Internal fuel load: 437 gallons (1,650 l), Drop tanks: 2 x 200 gallons (756 l) JP-4 fuel
Basic mission wing loading: 58 lb/sq ft
Zero-lift drag coefficient: 0.0132
Drag area: 3.8 sq ft (0.35 m²)
Aspect ratio: 4.78

Performance
Maximum speed: 687 mph at sea level at 14,212 lb (6,447 kg) combat weight
also reported 678 mph (1,091 km/h) and 599 at 35,000 feet (11,000 m) at 15,352 pounds (6,960 kg). (597 knots, 1,105 km/h at 6446 m, 1,091 and 964 km/h at 6,960 m.)
Range: 1,525 mi, (1,753 NM, 2,454 km)
Service ceiling 49,600 ft at combat weight (15,100 m)
Rate of climb: 8,100 ft/min at sea level (41 m/s)
Thrust/weight: 0.38
Stalling speed (power off): 124 mph (108 kt, 200 km/h)
Landing ground roll: 2,330 ft, (710 m)
Lift-to-drag ratio: 15.1
Time to altitude: 5.2 min (clean) to 30,000 ft (9,100 m)

Armament
Guns: 6 × 0.50 in (12.7 mm) machine guns (1,602 rounds)
Various bombs (2 x 1,000 lb, 450 kg bombs, standard load) e.g napalm canisters, air-to-ground rockets. Four pylons presents, but only two dedicated to ordnances, while the other two were for auxiliary tanks, total load up to 2,400 kg (900 kg bombs and 1,500 l fuel), included a nuclear tactical weapon.
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