Aircraft IAI ARI (Israel)

Israeli Air Force were armed foreign aircraft. Modern foreign planes allow Israel to conduct fortified air war. Aircraft «Mirage», F-15, F-16 et al. in their characteristics comply with international standards.

In the 1970-ies. In Israel, work was underway to create his own fighter. By the firm "Israel Aircraft" the fighter "ARI" was designed. This aircraft met all the requirements for fighters, and was designed for the future. It stood on the same level as the best aircraft in its class. The aircraft has a triangular wing, a two-tail tail unit. The horizontal tail is located in front of the wing. The design of the airframe used aluminum alloys, titanium, fiberglass. The power plant consisted of two afterburner two-circuit turbojet engines - American F-100-PW-100 or F-401-PW-400 (Pratt & Whitney).

IAI ARI photo

IAI ARI photo

Specifications Engine:

  • Thrust without afterburner kg 6250; 7440
  • Thrust with afterburner kg 10 800; 12 740

Specific fuel consumption:

  • without afterburner, kg / kg. h 0,6; Xnumx
  • with afterburner, kg / kg. h 2,3; Xnumx

Dry weight, kg 1370; Xnumx

Aircraft Armament:

Action option for aerial targets:

  • Two aircraft guns "Def" 30 caliber mm;
  • Two missiles "Phoenix", A1M-54A;
  • Four missiles "Shafrir" class "air - air";

Option actions for ground targets:

  • Two aircraft guns "Def" 30 caliber mm;
  • Two missiles "Maverick" AVM 65A-class "air - ground";

about 4000 svobodnopadayuschie kg bombs. The onboard equipment is up to date.

IAI ARI scheme

IAI ARI scheme

The performance characteristics of the aircraft, "ARI"

  • Maximum flight speed 2,5М
  • Flight range, km 3500-4000

Weight, kg:

  • maximum take-off 22 000-24 000
  • 9500 fuels and oils
  • avionics 2000-2500
  • weapons 7500

Length m:

  • takeoff run 300
  • mileage when landing 600
  • Wing area, m2 50-52

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