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Republic F-84

The swept-wing F-84F was built in 1954 at Fairfax Field in Kansas City. Empennage assemblies were provided by Cessna and flaps and ailerons were built by Beechcraft. The USAF Thunderbirds have flown the straight-wing version of the F-84.

Type:
Fighter-Bomber

Powerplant:
One Wright J-65-W-3 turbojet, thrust 7,220lb

Max speed:
720 m.p.h.

Ceiling:
48,000 ft.

Range:
2500 mi.

Weight:
Gross 28,000 lbs.

Weapons:
6× .50 in (12.7 mm) Browning M3 machine guns, up to 6,000lb of rockets and bombs, including one Mark 7 nuclear bomb.

Dimensions:
Span 33 ft. 7 in.
Length 43 ft. 4 in.
Height 14 ft. 4 in.