A-3 AIRCRAFT SPECS

 

A-3 Skywarrior
specifications and performances


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Page 122 &123 of ERA-3B NATOPS manual

pictured above is YJ57-P-3, precursor to -P-10
Pratt & Whitney J57

Specifications

Manufactured by Douglas
Length 76 ft. 4 in. 23.27 meters
Wingspan 72 ft. 6 in. 22.1 meters
Height 22 ft. 9.5 in. 6.95 meters
Wingarea 812 sq. ft. 75.43 sq. m.
Empty Weight 39,409 lbs. 17,876 kg.
Loaded Weight 70,000 lbs. 31,751 kg.
Maximum Weight 82,000 lbs. 37,195 kg.
Wing loading 86.2 lb./sq. ft. 420.9 kg./sq. m.
Power loading 2.8 lb./lb.  
Propulsion
No. of Engines 2  
Powerplant Pratt & Whitney J57-P-10  
Thrust (each engine) 10,500 lb. no injection  
  12,400 lb. water injection  
Performance
Range 2100 miles 3381 km.
cruise speed 520 mph 837 km/h
max. speed 610 mph 982 km/h
service ceiling 41,000 ft. 12,495 m
Dimensions, weights and performance for A-3B