McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

Naval Fighter

McDonnell FH-1 Phantom, United States Marine Corps, 111793, c/n 45 © Gregg Stansbery
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The McDonnell FH-1 Phantom is a twin-engined single-seat carrier-based jet fighter aircraft produced by the US-American manufacturer McDonnell Aircraft Corporation.
The FH-1 Phantom was the first United States Navy carrier-based jet fighter.
Propulsion2 Turbojet Engines
Engine ModelWestinghouse J30-WE-20
Engine Power (each)7,1 kN1600 lbf
Speed770 km/h416 kts
  479 mph
Service Ceiling12.527 m41.100 ft
Rate of climb1289 m/min4230 ft/min
Range1.119 km604 NM
695 mi.
Empty Weight3.031 kg6.682 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight5.459 kg12.035 lbs
Wing Span12,42 m40 ft 9 in
Wing Area25,6 m276 ft
Length11,35 m37 ft 3 in
Height4,32 m14 ft 2 in
First Flight26.01.1945
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1945-1947
Total Production62
Data for (Version)McDonnell FH-1 Phantom

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McDonnell  FH-1 Phantom, United States Navy, 111759, c/n , Karsten Palt, 2014McDonnell
FH-1 Phantom
United States Navy
Reg.: 111759
National Air and Space Museum [Washington, DC]