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Vought F-8 Crusader

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F8U-1
F-8A

first production version, with J57-P-4A engine and 32 FFAR rockets and two AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles. 318 built. F8U-1
F-8A
Erste Version mit vier 20-mm-Kanonen, einem Behälter mit 32 ungelenkten FFAR-Raketen und zwei AIM-9-Sidewinder-Lenkwaffen. 318 gebaut
 

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DF-8A

Several retired F-8A modified to controller aircraft for testing of the SSM-N-8 Regulus cruise missile.  F8U-1D
DF-8A
Umbau von F-8A zu Lenkflugzeugen für Regulus-I und -II-Drohnen

F8U-1P
RF-8A

Unarmed photo-reconnaissance version, 144 built. F8U-1P
RF-8A
Unbewaffneter Aufklärer, 144 gebaut.

F8U-1KU
QF-8A

Modified into remote-controlled target drones F8U-1KU
QF-8A
Umbau von einigen F-8A zu Drohnen
YF8U-1T
YTF-8A
One two-seat trainer version. YF8U-1T
YTF-8A
Umbau einer F-8A zu zweisitzigem Trainer.
F8U-1E
F-8B
Limited all-weather capability thanks to the AN/APS-67 radar, 130 built. F8U-1E
F-8B
Durch AN/APS-67-Radar bedingt Allwetter-taugliche version, 130 gebaut.
F8U-2
F-8C
Version with J57-P-16 engine and new avionics. 187 built. F8U-2
F-8C
Version mit stärkerem J57-P-16-Triebwerk, verbesserte Avionik, 187 gebaut
F8U-2N
F-8D
All-weather version with J57-P-20 engine and 4 AIM-9 Sidewinder. 152 built. F8U-2N
F-8D
Version mit J57-P-20-Triebwerk, verbesserte Allwetter-Tauglichkeit, 4 AIM-9 Sidewinder; 152 gebaut.
F8U-2NE
F-8E
Version with J57-P-20A engine, AN/APQ-94 radar in a larger nose cone and with underwing hardpoints, 286 built. F8U-2NE
F-8E
Version mit APQ-94-Feuerleitradar, zwei Unterflügelstationen für Bomben, 286 gebaut.
F-8E(FN)  Air superiority fighter version for the French Navy, 42 built. F-8E(FN) 42 F-8E für Frankreich gebaute F-8E mit französischer Avionik.
DF-8F Retired F-8A modified for target tug duty. DF-8F Umbau von mindestens 11 zu Lenkflugzeugen für Drohnen
RF-8G Modernized RF-8A, 73 rebuild RF-8G 73 modernisierte RF-8A Aufklärer.
F-8H  Upgraded F-8D with strengthened airframe and landing gear, 89 rebuilt. F-8H 89 modernisierte F-8D mit verstärktem Flugwerk und Fahrgestell
F-8J Upgraded F-8E with J57-P-20A engine, 136 rebuilt. F-8J 136 modernisierte F-8E mit J57-P-20A Triebwerk
F-8K  Upgraded F-8C with J57-P-20A engines, 87 rebuilt. F-8K 87 modernisierte F-8C mit J57-P-20A Triebwerk
F-8L F-8B upgraded with underwing hardpoints, 61 rebuilt. F-8L 61 modernisierte F-8B mit zusätzlichen Waffenstationen.
F-8P 17 F-8E(FN) of the Aéronavale underwent a significant overhaul. F-8P 17 modernisierte F-8E(FN) der Aéronavale
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Specifications F-8E

Wingspan

Spannweite

16.53 m

Length

Länge

10.87 m

Height

Höhe

4.80 m
Wing area Flügelfläche 34.80 m²

Engine

Motor

1× Pratt & Whitney J57-P-20A afterburning turbojet
80.1 kN

Maximum speed

Höchstgeschwindigkeit

1,975 km/h

Empty weight

Leergewicht

7,956 kg

Loaded weight

Startgewicht

13,000 kg

Climb Rate

Steigrate

162.3 m/s

Service ceiling

Gipfelhöhe

17,700 m

Range

Reichweite

730 km

Armament

Bewaffnung

4 × 20 mm
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last update 21. November 2019

written 1. May 2013

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