Republic F-105 Thunderchief

Fighter Bomber

Republic F-105F-1-RE Thunderchief United States Air Force (USAF) 62-4417 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Republic F-105 Thunderchief is a single-engine single-seat jet fighter bomber aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Republic Aviation Corporation.
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbojet Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney J75-P-19W
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
76,5 / 117,9 kN17200 / 26500 lbf
Speed2285 km/h1234 kts
  1420 mph
Service Ceiling14.783 m48.500 ft
Range2.961 km1.599 NM
1.840 mi.
Empty Weight12.474 kg27.500 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight23.967 kg52.838 lbs
Wing Span10,59 m34 ft 9 in
Wing Area35,8 m²385 ft²
Length19,61 m64 ft 4 in
Height5,97 m19 ft 7 in
First Flight22.10.1955
Production Statusout of production
Total Production821
Data for (Version)Republic F-105D Thunderchief
VariantsF-105B, F-105D, F-105F, EF-105F, F-105G

[Photo-ID: 11344] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Republic F-105B Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 57-5803, c/n B40,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105B Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 57-5803
c/n: B40
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11345] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Republic F-105B Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 57-5803, c/n B40,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105B Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 57-5803
c/n: B40
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 5418] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-0504, c/n D192,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-0504
c/n: D192
 
Memphis Belle II
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 11178] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 61-0086, c/n D281,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 61-0086
c/n: D281
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11346] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-04
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4383, c/n D582,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4383
c/n: D582
 
March Field Air Museum [Riverside, CA]
[Photo-ID: 1436] © Karsten Palt 2008-09-27
Republic F-105F-1-RE Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4417, c/n F006,© Karsten Palt, 2008Republic
F-105F-1-RE Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4417
c/n: F006
 
Flugausstellung L.+P. Junior [Hermeskeil]
[Photo-ID: 5840] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-10
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4416, c/n F5,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4416
c/n: F5
 
Wild Weasel
Joe Davies Heritage Airpark Plant 42 [Palmdale, CA]
[Photo-ID: 11179] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4427, c/n F16,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4427
c/n: F16
 
Wild Weasel
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11180] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 62-4427, c/n F16,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 62-4427
c/n: F16
 
Wild Weasel
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 11413] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 63-8285, c/n ,© Karsten Palt, 2015Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-8285
 
retired 1980, Celebrity Row
AMARG - Boneyard [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 5420] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 63-8320, c/n F-97,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-8320
c/n: F-97
 
Wild Weasel
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5419] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Republic F-105G Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 63-8320, c/n F-97,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105G Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 63-8320
c/n: F-97
 
Wild Weasel
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 6291] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 59-1759, c/n D71,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 59-1759
c/n: D71
 
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10342] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-0445, c/n D135,© Karsten Palt, 2014Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-0445
c/n: D135
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 10343] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-28
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-0445, c/n D135,© Karsten Palt, 2014Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-0445
c/n: D135
 
NASM Udvar Hazy Center [Chantilly, VA]
[Photo-ID: 6292] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Republic F-105D Thunderchief, United States Air Force (USAF), 60-0471, c/n D159,© Karsten Palt, 2012Republic
F-105D Thunderchief
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 60-0471
c/n: D159
 
Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]