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A6
Name A-6
Manufacturer GRUMMAN
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC B
Engine Jet
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

GRUMMAN Intruder
GRUMMAN KA-6 Intruder
GRUMMAN Prowler
GRUMMAN A-6 Intruder
GRUMMAN EA-6 Prowler
GRUMMAN G-128 Intruder
GRUMMAN G-128 Prowler


GRUMMAN A-6

GRUMMAN A-6 GRUMMAN A-6 3D

Image source: IANS

Description

Carrier based attack aircraft ECM aircraft. In service since 1971. Development of A-6 which is no longer in service with longer nose enclosing cockpit and large pod on fin. Max Mach 0.90

General

Aircraft name A-6
ICAO code/WTC A6 / M
Manufacturer GRUMMAN
Type Code/APC L2J / B

Technical Data

Wing span 16.2 m53.15 ft
Length 18.2 m59.711 ft
Heigth 4.9 m16.076 ft
Powerplant 2 x 49,8 kN P & W J52-P-408 turbojets.
Engine Model Pratt & Whitney J52

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
Descent
(to FL100)
Approach Landing
V2 (IAS) 140 kts IAS 170 kts IAS 300 kts IAS 300 kts MACH 0.7 TAS 420 kts MACH 0.75 IAS 350 kts IAS 250 kts Vth (IAS) 110 kts
Distance 900 m ROC 10000 ft/min ROC 10000 ft/min ROC 10000 ft/min ROC 10000 ft/min MACH 0.75 ROD 5000 ft/min ROD 5000 ft/min MCS kts Distance 600 m
MTOW 28000 kg Ceiling FL410 ROD 5000 ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 1000 NM

For further details consult EUROCONTROL Aircraft Performance Database:

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving A6

None on SKYbrary

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