Convair F/A-201A Kestrel

  

The F/A-201 is a Multi-Role aircraft, capable of both Air-to-Air action and Air-to-Ground Close Support. Like both the F-16 and F-18, it can carry a mix of both AA and AG weapons. It has a first generation LED based Multi Function Display. Multi Mode Radarand is capable of self-steering when a flight plan is loaded in the Tactical Computer.

General Characteristics

Crew: 1

Length: 68 ft 4 in (20.83 m)

Wingspan: 38 ft 1 in (11.61 m)

Height: 21 ft 2 in (6.45 m)

Wing area: 95 ft² (64.57m²)

Empty weight: 19,350 lb (8,777 kg)

Max takeoff weight: 31,500 lb (14,300 kg)

Powerplant: 1× Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220 afterburning turbojet

 

Performance

Maximum speed: Mach 2.1 (825 mph, 1,304 km/h) at 40,000 ft (12,190 m)

Range: 1,350 mi (1,170 nmo, 2,175 km)

Service ceiling: 53,400 ft (16,300 m)

Rate of climb: 13,000 ft/min (66 m/s)

Armament

1 x M61 Vulcan 20 mm Cannon with 500 rounds.

Air-to-Ground:

1. Unguided Weapons:

+ 18 x Mk-82 500lbs General Purpose Bombs

+ 3 x Mk-83 1000lbs General Purpose Bombs

+ 3 x Mk-84 2000lbs General Purpose Bombs

+ 18 x Mk-20 Rockeye Cluster Bombs

+ 6 x LAU-10 Containers with 4 Zuni rockets each.

2. Guided Weapons:

+ 2 x AGM-65 Maverick Anti-Tank Missile

+ 2 x AGM-84 Harpoon Anti-Shipping Missile

+ 2 x AGM-45 Srhikes Anti-Radar Missile

+ 2 x AGM-88 Harm Anti-radar Missile

Air-to-Air missiles:

+ 4 × AIM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles or

+ 4 × AIM-7 Sparrow

Avionics

Fly-By-Wire System

Tactical Computer

1st Generation LED MFD