F-5 Freedom Fighter / Tiger
|F-5A Freedom Figher||F-5E Tiger II|
|Engines|| Two General Electric J85-GE-13 turbojets, |
rated at 2720 lb.s.t., 4080 lb.s.t. with afterburning.
|Two General Electric J85-GE-21A turbojets, 5000 lb.s.t. with afterburning.|
|Maximum speed|| 925 mph (Mach 1.4) at 36,000 feet.|
Maximum cruising speed: 640 mph (Mach 0.97) at 36,000 feet
|Maximum cruising speed without afterburning: Mach 0.98 at 36,000 feet.|
|Service ceiling||50,500 feet.||51,800 feet|
|Range|| with maximum fuel -- 1387 miles. |
Combat radius with maximum payload -- 195 miles
Combat radius with maximum fuel and two 530-pound bombs 558 miles.
with maximum fuel -- 1543 miles|
Combat radius with maximum fuel and 2 Sidewinder missiles -- 656 miles.
|wingspan||25 feet 3 inches,||26 feet 8 inches|
|length||47 feet 2 inches,||48 feet 2 inches|
|height||13 feet 2 inches,||13 feet 4 inches|
|wing area||170 square feet.||186 square feet|
|Weights:|| 8085 pounds empty,|
11,477 pounds combat,
13,433 pounds gross,
20,677 pounds maximum takeoff
|9683 pounds empty, 13,350 pounds combat, 15,745 pounds gross, 24,676 pounds maximum takeoff.|
|Armament|| two 20-mm cannon|
in the fuselage nose. Two AIM-9 Sidewinderat the wingtips
Five pylons carry up to 6200 pounds of ordinance or fuel tanks
loads can include four air-to-air missiles, Bullpup air-to-surface missiles, bombs, up to 20 unguided rockets, or external fuel tanks.
| two 20-mm M39A2 cannon with 280 rpg|
two AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles at wingtips
Five pylons can carry up to 7000 pounds of ordnance or fuel
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