Convair, Consolidated Vultee F-106 Delta Dart

Fighter

Convair	F-106A Delta Dart United States Air Force (USAF) 59-0023 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Convair F-106 Delta Dart is a single-engine single-seat all-weather interceptor jet fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer Convair, Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation.
The F-106 Delta Dart is a development of the Convair F-102 Delta Dagger, initially designated F-102B. The F-106B is the two-seater trainer variant (63 built).
Crew1
Propulsion1 Turbojet Engine
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney J75-P-17
Engine Power
dry/with Afterburner
76,5 / 109,0 kN17200 / 24500 lbf
Speed2454 km/h1325 kts
  1525 mph
Service Ceiling17.374 m57.000 ft
Range2.963 km1.600 NM
1.841 mi.
Empty Weight10.728 kg23.651 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight18.975 kg41.833 lbs
Wing Span11,67 m38 ft 3 in
Wing Area58,7 m²632 ft²
Length21,56 m70 ft 9 in
Height6,18 m20 ft 3 in
First Flight26.12.1956
Production Statusout of production
Total Production340
Developed fromConvair F-102 Delta Dagger
ICAO CodeF106
Data for (Version)Convair F-106 Delta Dart
VariantsF-106A, F-106B

[Photo-ID: 5421] © Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
Convair F-106A Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 58-0787, c/n 8-24-118,© Karsten Palt, 2012Convair
F-106A Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 58-0787
c/n: 8-24-118
 
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National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 13216] © Karsten Palt 2016-10-10
Convair F-106A Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 58-0793, c/n 8-24-155,© Karsten Palt, 2016Convair
F-106A Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 58-0793
c/n: 8-24-155
 
displayed as 57-2456
Castle Air Museum [Atwater, CA]
[Photo-ID: 10966] © Karsten Palt 2015-06-03
Convair F-106A Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 59-0003, c/n 8-24-132,© Karsten Palt, 2015Convair
F-106A Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 59-0003
c/n: 8-24-132
 
Pima Air and Space Museum [Tucson, AZ]
[Photo-ID: 10076] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Convair F-106A Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 59-0023, c/n 8-24-152,© Karsten Palt, 2014Convair
F-106A Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 59-0023
c/n: 8-24-152
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 10075] © Karsten Palt 2014-05-30
Convair F-106A Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 59-0023, c/n 8-24-152,© Karsten Palt, 2014Convair
F-106A Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 59-0023
c/n: 8-24-152
 
Air Mobility Command Museum [Dover AFB, DE]
[Photo-ID: 6293] © Karsten Palt 2012-06-12
Convair F-106B Delta Dart, United States Air Force (USAF), 57-2513, c/n 8-27-07,© Karsten Palt, 2012Convair
F-106B Delta Dart
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 57-2513
c/n: 8-27-07
 
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Yanks Air Museum [Chino, CA]