North American FJ-1 Fury

ICAO aircraft code FJ1
Country United States

The North American FJ-1 Fury was the first operational jet aircraft in United States Navy service, and was developed by North American Aviation as the NA-135.

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North American FJ-1 Fury Specifications

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General

ICAO aircraft code
FJ1
Manufacturer
North American Aviation NAA
Manufactured
1946 - 1948
Country
United States

Aircraft performance

Engine:
1x Allison J35-A-2
Jet
Power:
4,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
475 Kts
880 Km/h
Travel range:
1,301 Nm
2,409 Kilometers
Service Ceiling:
32,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
3300 feet / minute
16.76meter / second

Weight & dimensions

Max Take Off Weight:
6,854 Kg
15,110 lbs
Max Payload:
500 Kg
1,102 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
805 gallon
3,047 liter

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About the North American FJ-1 Fury

The North American FJ-1 Fury was the first operational jet aircraft in United States Navy service, and was developed by North American Aviation as the NA-135. The FJ-1 was an early transitional jet of limited success which carried over similar tail surfaces, wing, and canopy derived from the piston-engined P-51D Mustang. The evolution of the design to incorporate swept wings would become the basis for the land-based XP-86 prototype – itself originally designed with a very similar straight-wing planform to the FJ-1 airframe – of the United States Air Force’s enormously influential F-86 Sabre, which in turn formed the basis for the Navy’s carrier-based North American FJ-2/-3 Fury.

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