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North American AJ (A-2) Savage attacker

AJ-2 (A-2B) Savage

 

 

Modification Purpose Deliveries Number of commissioned Discarding Differences from the previous modification
AJ-1, 1962 - A-2A attacker 9/1949 - 1952 40 1/1960 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-44W piston engines (2 x 2400 h. p.) and 1 Allison J33-A-10 jet motor (1814 kgf), 4550 kg of bombs or 1 nuke bomb, radar
AJ-2, 1962 - A-2B 2/1952 - 6/1954 70 2 R-2800-48W piston engines (2 2500 h. p.) and 1 J33-A-10 jet motor (1814 kgf)
AJ-2P recon 1952 - 1954 30 unarmed

 

Modification AJ-1 (A-2A)

Wing span, m

22.87

Length, m

19.21

Height, m

6.18

Wings area, m2

77.53

Empty mass, kg

12510

Full flying-off mass, kg

25000
Engines

2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-48W

1 Allison J33-A-10

Power, h. p.

Force, kgf

2 2400

1814

Maximal speed, km/h 758
Cruise speed, km/h 410
Flying range, km 4800
Vertical speed, m/s 15
Maximal altitude, m 12800
Complement 3
Armament 4550 kg of bombs or 1 nuke bomb

AJ-1 (A-2A) Savage

AJ-2 (A-2B) Savage

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008