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DASSAULT Etendard 4

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Name Etendard 4
Manufacturer DASSAULT
Body Narrow
Wing Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
Type code L1J
Engine Jet
Engine count Single
Mass group 3

Manufacturered as:

DASSAULT Super Etendard
DASSAULT Etendard 4

DASSAULT Etendard 4

DASSAULT Etendard 4


Carrier borne strike fighter. In service since since 1978. Original Etendard IV light attack fighter development for french Navy. Later developed into the more advanced Super Etendard. It has recently been modernized with latest type of avionics. Also used by Argentinian Navy.

Technical Data

Wing span 9.6 m31.496 ft <br />
Length 14.3 m46.916 ft <br />
Height 3.9 m12.795 ft <br />
Powerplant 1 x 49 KN SNECMA Atar 8K-50 turbojet.
Engine model SNECMA Atar 8

Performance Data

Take-Off Initial Climb
(to 5000 ft)
Initial Climb
(to FL150)
Initial Climb
(to FL240)
MACH Climb Cruise Initial Descent
(to FL240)
(to FL100)
Descent (FL100
& below)
V2 (IAS) kts IAS kts IAS kts IAS kts MACH TAS 442 kts MACH IAS kts IAS kts Vapp (IAS) kts
Distance m ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min ROC ft/min MACH 0.77 ROD ft/min ROD ft/min MCS kts Distance m
MTOW 1200012,000 kg <br />12 tonnes <br /> kg Ceiling FL510 ROD ft/min APC B
WTC M Range 350350 nm <br />648,200 m <br />648.2 km <br />2,126,640.422 ft <br /> NM

Accidents & Serious Incidents involving ETAR

None on SKYbrary