Indycaver (Norm)

Indycaver (Norm)

Posted on 07/20/2013


Photo taken on July 13, 2013


See also...

Warbirds! Warbirds!



Keywords

American
North
Mustang
Twin
F-82B
Wright-Patterson
Spaatz
1100
OH
45433
(near
AFB
Dayton)
Street
USAF
of
the
Museum
National
airplane
aircraft
wings
wing


Authorizations, license

Visible by: Everyone
All rights reserved

258 visits

Betty Jo

Betty Jo
273 F-82s produced, 20 were F-82Bs. The F-82B on display, Betty-Jo, flew from Hawaii to New York on Feb. 27-28, 1947, a distance of 5,051 miles, the longest non-stop flight ever made by a propeller-driven fighter. Betty-Jo came to the museum in 1957.

TECHNICAL NOTES:
Armament: Six .50-cal. machine guns, 25 5-inch rockets and 4,000 lbs. of
bombs
Engines: Two Packard V-1650s of 1,380 hp each
Maximum speed: 482 mph
Cruising speed: 280 mph
Range: 2,200 miles
Ceiling: 39,000 ft.
Span: 51 ft. 3 in.
Length: 38 ft. 1 in.
Height: 13 ft. 8 in.
Weight: 24,800 lbs. maximum
Serial number: 44-65168

Becca James, 54 Ford Customline, B C have particularly liked this photo


Comments