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Mc Donnell Douglas AV-8 Harrier

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Aircraft of the U.S. Marines Corps

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Development

Entwicklung

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Variants

Versionen

  AV-8A

Single-seat ground-attack, close air support, reconnaissance, and fighter aircraft; similar to the earlier GR.1

  AV-8A Einsitzige Angriffs und Aufklärungsversion ähnlich der GR-1 der Briten.
  TAV-8A

Two-seater training version for the US Marine Corps.

  TAV-8A Zweisitzige Trainingsversion des Us Marines Corps.
  YAV-8B

Two prototypes converted from existing AV-8A airframes.

  YAV-8B Zwei Prototypen durch umbauten von AV-8A
  AV-8B

"Day Attack" variant, Most were upgraded to one of the following two variants

AV-8B "Tagesangriffsvariante" Die meisten wurden zu verbesserten Varianten umgebaut.
  AV-8B Night Attack

Upgraded cockpit, including compatibility with night vision goggles and Navigation Forward Looking Infrared camera (NAVFLIR).

  AV-8B Night Attack Verbessertes Cockpit, mit der Möglichkeit Nachtsichtgeräte zu tragen und Navigation Forward Looking Infrared camera (NAVFLIR).
  AV-8B Plus

Similar to the Night Attack variant, with the addition of an APG-65 radar

  AV-8B Plus Aähnlich der Night Attack variante mit dem APG-65 Radar.
  TAV-8B

Two-seater training version for the US Marine Corps.

  TAV-8B

Zweisitzige Trainingsversion des Us Marines Corps.

  AV-8C

Upgraded AV-8A for the USMC

AV-8C

Verbesserte AV-8A des USMC

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Operational history

Einsatzgeschichte

 

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Drawings

Zeichnungen

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  VMA-211 VMA-214 VMA-231
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  VMA-311 VMA-513 VMA-543
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Specifications

Technische Daten

Specifications

AV-8A

AV-8B

Wingspan

Spannweite

7.70 m

9.25 m

Length

Länge

13.90 m

14.12 m

Height

Höhe

3.45 m

3.55 m

Wing area

Flügelfläche

18.68 m²

22.61 m²

Engine

Motor

1× Rolls-Royce Pegasus 101 turbofan 96,73 kN

1× Rolls-Royce F402-RR-408
turbofan 105,87 kN

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

1,185 km/h

1,070 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

5,530 kg

6,340 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

11,500 kg

10,410 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

5,240 m/min

4,485 m/min

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

15,000 m

15.545 m

Range

Reichweite

490 km

556 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

2× 30 mm cannon
2,268 kg of payload

1× 25 mm cannon
 3.630 kg of payload

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Serials

Seriennummern

Mc Donnell Douglas AV-8 Harrier
AV-8A 158384 - 158395 12
AV-8A 158948 - 158977 30
AV-8A 159230 - 159259 30
AV-8A 159366 - 159377 12
TAV-8A 159378 - 159385 8
AV-8S 159557 - 159562  6
TAV-8S 159563 - 159564  2
AV-8B 161396 - 161399 4
AV-8B 161573 - 161584 12
AV-8B 162068 - 162088 21
AV-8B 162721 - 162746 26
AV-8B 162942 - 162962 21
AV-8B 162964 - 162970 7
AV-8B 162972 + 162973 2
AV-8B 163176 - 163179 4
AV-8B 163181 - 133185 5
AV-8B 163187 - 163190 4
AV-8B 163192 - 163195 4
AV-8B 163197 - 163201 5
AV-8B 163203 - 163206 4
AV-8B 163419 - 163426 8
AV-8B 163514 - 163519 6
AV-8B 163659 - 163690 32
AV-8B 163852 - 163855 4
AV-8B 163862 - 163883 22
AV-8B 164115 - 164121 7
AV-8B 164123 - 164154 32
AV-8B 164543 - 164571 29
AV-8B + 165001 -165036 36
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165305 - 165312 (8)
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165354 - 165357 (4)
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165380 - 165391 (12)
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165417 - 165430 (14)
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165431 - 165432 2
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165451 - 165454 5
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165566 - 165597 (2)
AV-8B + (Reb.) 165652 - 165659 7
AV-8B + (Reb.) 166287 - 166288 (2)
TAV-8A 162747 + 162963
162971 + 163180
163186 + 163191
163196 + 163202
163207
9
TAV-8B 163856 - 163861 6
TAV-8B 164113 - 164114 2
TAV-8B 164122 1
TAV-8B 164136 - 164138 3
TAV-8B 164540 - 164542 3
TAV-8B 165036 1

Total

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