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NORTH AMERICAN AJ-1 SAVAGE
Specifications

Type: Carrier launched bomber
Crew: 3
Manufacturer: North American Aviation
Models: see variants
  Maiden flight: July 3, 1948
Service Delivery: September 13, 1949
Number built: 143


Specifications:
Powerplants:
 Model: Allison J33-A-1
 Type: Turbojet
 Number: One
 Thrust: 4,600 lb

 Model: Pratt & Whitney R-2800-44W
 Type: Radial
 Number: Two
 Thrust: 2,400 hp each


Dimensions:
 Length: 63 ft 1 in (19.2 m)
 Wingspan: 71 ft 5 in (21.8 m)
 Height: 20 ft 5 in (6.2 m)
 Wing area: 836 ft (78 m)

Weights:
 Empty: 27,558 lb (12,500 kg)
 Loaded: 47,000 lb (21,363 kg)
 Max takeoff: 50,954 lb (23,161 kg)

  Performance:
 Maximum speed: 471 mph (758 kph)
 Range: 1,731 mi (2,787 km)
 Service ceiling: 40,800 ft (12,440 m)
 Rate of climb: 2,900 ft/min (14.7 m/s)
 Wing loading: 63.2 lb/ft (309 kg/m)
 Power/Mass (prop): 0.091 hp/lb
 Thrust/weight (jet): 0.087

Armament:
None

Bombload:
12,000 lb (5,400 kg) conventional bombs
or 1 nuclear bomb



North American AJ-1 Savage, USS Oriskany (CVA-34) off the U.S. west coast August of 1952
[Source: Michael C. Hutchins Collection]


Sources:
Wikipedia
Ginter, Steve - Naval Fighters Number Twenty-Two North American AJ Savage

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