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    • Year
      1906
      2018
    • Length
      12 m
      19 m
    • Height
      3 m
      5 m
    • Width
      1 m
      8 m
    • Diameter
      3 m
      9 m
    • Wing area
      14 m2
      23 m2
    • Wingspan (Beam)
      5 m
      9 m
    • Wing loading
      663 kg/m2
      829 kg/m2
    • Swept
      4 m
      10 m
    • Sweep
      25 deg
      68 deg
    • Aspect ratio
      1
      26
    • Disc area
      1 m2
      460 m2
    • Main rotor diameter
      1 m
      62 m
    • Rotor number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Blades per rotor
      4 qt
      5 qt
    • Disc loading
      17 kg/m2
      73 kg/m2
    • Tail rotor diameter
      0 m
      5 m
    • Empty weight
      5296 kg
      7944 kg
    • Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight)
      12337 kg
      18507 kg
    • Loaded weight
      5 kg
      242500 kg
    • Crew
      1 per.
      2 per.
    • Useful load
      26 kg
      90700 kg
    • Payload
      23 kg
      122470 kg
    • Capacity passengers
      1 per.
      400 per.
    • Hardpoints
      1 qt
      2576 qt
    • Ground Speed
      96 km/h
      1500 km/h
    • Max. Speed
      5819 km/h
      8729 km/h
    • Сruise Speed
      52 km/h
      3087 km/h
    • Stall Speed
      40 km/h
      258 km/h
    • Landing Speed
      68 km/h
      270 km/h
    • Minimum control speed
      24 km/h
      113 km/h
    • Never exceed speed
      107 km/h
      1050 km/h
    • Fuel Capacity
      23 l
      320000 l
    • Fuel External
      142 l
      10025 l
    • Power/mass
      0 hp/kg
      23 hp/kg
    • Thrust/weight
      1 kN/kg
      3 kN/kg
    • Afterburning thrust
      29 kN/kg
      980 kN/kg
    • Total Power
      0 hp
      60000 hp
    • Thrust
      250 kN
      376 kN
    • Service ceiling
      86 m
      130 m
    • Static ceiling
      3 m
      5485 m
    • Range (Ferry range)
      360 km
      540 km
    • Range PTB (Ferry range)
      720 km
      10000 km
    • Сombat radius
      277 km
      7210 km
    • Endurance
      0 h
      150 h
    • Takeoff roll
      20 m
      3200 m
    • Landing roll
      20 m
      2570 m
    • Maximum glide ratio
      7
      43
    • Load factor from
      2 G
      9 G
    • Rate of climb
      14630 m/min
      21946 m/min
    • Rate of sink
      36 m/min
      56 m/min
    • Time to altitude
      0 min
      105 min
    • Propellers
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Prop diameter
      1 m
      6 m
    • Prop blade number
      1 qt
      8 qt
    • Guns
      1 qt
      18 qt
    • Bombs
      1 qt
      250 qt
    • Missiles
      1 qt
      24 qt
    • Rockets
      1 qt
      76 qt
    • Torpedoes
      1 qt
      4 qt
    • Bombs weight
      2 kg
      39000 kg
    • Rockets weight
      1 kg
      48 kg
    • Number built
      2 qt
      4 qt
    • Price
      41 USD
      750000000 USD

North American Aviation X-15

TypeAircraft
Company

North American Aviation

Scheme

Midwing

Monoplane

Geometry
Length (m)
1.9
 
15.5
88.7
Height (m)
0.6
 
4.1
50.1
Wings
Wing area (m2)
1.1
 
18.6
925
Wingspan (Beam) (m)
0.1
 
6.8
95
Wing loading (kg/m2)
3.1
 
829
829
Weights
Empty weight (kg)
8
 
6,620
276,800
Max. takeoff weight (Gross weight) (kg)
154
 
15,422.1
575,000
Capacity
Crew (per.)
1
 
1
112
Speeds
Max. Speed (km/h)
25
 
7,274
28,165
Power
Thrust/weight (kN/kg)
0.0
 
2.1
2.1
Thrust (kN)
1.5
 
313
1,914
1 powerplant
Performance
Service ceiling (m)
0.6
 
108
161,544
Range (Ferry range) (km)
4
 
450
40,700
Dynamic Performance
Rate of climb (m/min)
1.9
 
18,288
36,000
Stat
Number built (qt)
0
 
3
43,000
Introduction 1959
First flight 08.06.1959
Stop production 01.12.1968

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