Gloster Javelin

Fighter

Gloster Javelin FAW.5Royal Air Force XA699 © Karsten Palt
Photo ©: Karsten Palt
The Gloster Javelin is a twin-engined two-seat all-weather jet fighter aircraft produced by the British manufacturer Gloster Aircraft.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelArmstrong Siddeley Sapphire ASSa.6
Engine Power (each)35,6 kN8000 lbf
Speed1141 km/h616 kts
  709 mph
Service Ceiling16.002 m52.500 ft
Range1.530 km826 NM
951 mi.
Empty Weight10.886 kg24.000 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight14.324 kg31.580 lbs
Wing Span15,85 m52 ft 0 in
Wing Area86,1 m927 ft
Length17,15 m56 ft 3 in
Height4,88 m16 ft 0 in
First Flight26.11.1951
Production Statusout of production
Total Productionca. 433
Data for (Version)Gloster Javelin F(AW).Mk1
VariantsJavelin FAW.1, FAW.2, T.3, FAW.4, FAW.5, FAW.6, FAW.7, FAW.8, FAW.9, FAW.9R

[Photo-ID: 6713] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Gloster Javelin FAW.1, Royal Air Force, XA564, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.1
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XA564
 
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford [Shifnal, Shropshire]
[Photo-ID: 6863] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Gloster Javelin FAW.5, Royal Air Force, XA699, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.5
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XA699
 
last surviving F.A.W.5 variant
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6862] Karsten Palt 2013-05-17
Gloster Javelin FAW.5, Royal Air Force, XA699, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.5
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XA699
 
last surviving F.A.W.5 variant
Midland Air Museum [Coventry]
[Photo-ID: 6936] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Gloster Javelin FAW.8, Royal Air Force, XH992, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.8
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH992
 
Newark Air Museum [Winthorpe, Newark]
[Photo-ID: 7040] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Gloster Javelin FAW.9, Royal Air Force, XH767, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.9
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH767
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 7041] Karsten Palt 2013-05-18
Gloster Javelin FAW.9, Royal Air Force, XH767, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2013Gloster
Javelin FAW.9
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH767
 
Yorkshire Air Museum [Elvington]
[Photo-ID: 13097] Karsten Palt 2016-07-10
Gloster Javelin FAW9, Royal Air Force, XH897, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2016Gloster
Javelin FAW9
Royal Air Force
Reg.: XH897
 
Imperial War Museum [Duxford Aerodrome (EGSU / QFO)]