North American P-82 / F-82 Twin Mustang

Fighter

North American F-82 Twin Mustang, 46-0262 / FQ-262, c/n 144-38148 © Ralph M. Pettersen
Photo ©: Ralph M. Pettersen (Photos at airliners.net)
The North American P-82 / F-82 Twin Mustang is a twin-engined two-seat long-range fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer North American Aviation.
The Twin Mustang incorporates the fuselages of two P-51H Mustang.
Crew2
Propulsion2 Piston Engines
Engine ModelAllison V-1710-145
Engine Power (each)1193 kW1600 hp
Speed743 km/h401 kts
  461 mph
Service Ceiling11.857 m38.900 ft
Range3.606 km1.947 NM
2.241 mi.
Empty Weight7.256 kg15.997 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight11.608 kg25.591 lbs
Wing Span15,62 m51 ft 3 in
Wing Area37,9 m408 ft
Length12,93 m42 ft 5 in
Height4,22 m13 ft 10 in
First Flight15.06.1945
Production Statusout of production
Total Production273
Developed fromNorth American P-51 Mustang
ICAO CodeP82
Data for (Version)North American F-82G Twin Mustang
VariantsP-82B, F-82E, F-82F, F-82G, F-82H

[Photo-ID: 5400] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
North American F-82B Twin Mustang, United States Air Force (USAF), 44-65162, c/n 123-43748, Karsten Palt, 2012North American
F-82B Twin Mustang
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 44-65162
c/n: 123-43748
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]
[Photo-ID: 5401] Karsten Palt 2012-01-11
North American F-82B Twin Mustang, United States Air Force (USAF), 44-65168, c/n 123-43754, Karsten Palt, 2012North American
F-82B Twin Mustang
United States Air Force (USAF)
Reg.: 44-65168
c/n: 123-43754
 
National Museum of the United States Air Force [Dayton, Ohio / USA (Wright-Patterson AFB)]