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de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2
de Havilland Sea Vixen FAW2
Sea Vixen FAW.2 XS576 '125' on display at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford during the Autumn of 2000.
Aircraft Specifications
Aircraft Type: 2 Crew Naval All-weather Strike Fighter.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom.
Engines: 2 x Rolls-Royce Avon 208 Turbojets rated at 11,250lb static thrust.
Armament:

2 x retractable packs could carry 2 x 1000lb bombs, or 1 x 2000lb nuclear bom.4 x 2 in. rockets8 x 3 inch. Gloworm roickets
or later Lepus Flares.
4 x Firestreak or Red Top air to air missiles (AAM). The Sea Vixen could also carry 4 x 500 lb bombs
and 2 x clusters of six 3 in. HVARs, or 2 x Bullpup Air to Surface Missiles and 2 x 2,000lb bombs.

Dimensions: Wing Span: 50ft 0 in. Length: 55ft 7 in. Height: 10ft 9 in. Wing Area: 648 sq. feet.
Weights: Loaded: 35,000 - 37,000lb
Performance: Max Speed: 645 mph at 10,000ft.
Operators: Royal Navy
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