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F-6
Part of F-6h stage series Family
Turbojet powered rocket launch aircraft. Douglas (Heinemann) designed fighter-delta wing. Used as zero stage for Caleb miniature satellite launcher. Maximum release conditions: 3,628 kg at 1,166 kph at 16,768 m altitude

Status: Retired 1962. Payload: 3,628 kg (7,998 lb). Thrust: 45.36 kN (10,196 lbf). Gross mass: 8,163 kg (17,996 lb). Unfuelled mass: 6,870 kg (15,140 lb). Specific impulse: 1,414 s. Specific impulse sea level: 1,285 s. Burn time: 3,000 s. Height: 13.93 m (45.70 ft). Diameter: 3.96 m (12.99 ft). Span: 10.21 m (33.49 ft). Location: 325.

Release velocity: 325 m/s (1,066 ft/sec). Release altitude: 17 m (55 ft). Release conditions: 1,166 kph at 16.8 km.

Country: USA. Engines: J57-8. Launch Vehicles: Caleb. Propellants: Air/Kerosene. More at: 11046.



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