North American Sabreliner. Specifications. A photo.
North American Sabreliner. Specifications. A photo.

North American Sabreliner. Specifications. A photo.


North American Sabreliner - American jet multipurpose aircraft, developed by the company «North American Aviation» and subsequently manufactured by «Rockwell International» with 1959 years.


North American Sabreliner a photo


Developing North American Sabreliner midsize jet aircraft began in the middle of 1955 years, with American aircraft builders originally developed aircraft exclusively for military purposes. However, due to the fact that after the first test flight of the American command was not satisfied with the flight performance of the aircraft, it was decided to start the production of these aircraft for civil aviation, where the exploitation of North American Sabreliner model is carried out up to the present time .

Aircraft North American Sabreliner has good aerodynamic shape, and is capable of traveling at a fairly high speed.

Depending on the actual use as well as the modification of the aircraft of this model, in his cabin can accommodate up to 12 people, while the aircraft itself can overcome the distance to 4020 kilometers, which in turn is more than satisfactory for civil aviation and particular sector of the airline business. If necessary, the aircraft can also carry on its board and various kinds of loads, however, in civil aviation for purposes of such aircraft North American Sabreliner not applied model.


Photo of North American Sabreliner 


Subsequently, when the design and flight performance of the aircraft were largely optimized American aircraft manufacturers, the US Air Force Command still expressed interest in the aircraft of this model by ordering a few hundred copies of these for various purposes without fighting purposes. The interior space of the aircraft were converted to the accommodation is a specialized electronic equipment that allowed to explore the area, to carry out work on aerial photography, interception of negotiations, etc.

Depending on the version and modification of the aircraft, the North American Sabreliner is equipped with a power plant consisting of two Pratt & Whitney J60-P-3 turbojet engines, each of which is capable of developing thrust up to 13,3 kN, which in turn provides a fairly light aircraft and high carrying capacity, and a very impressive flight speed, amounting to about 885 km / h in the limit values.


Cabin North American Sabreliner 


Civilian version of the aircraft was manufactured in the following modifications:

  • North American Sabreliner - A prototype of the aircraft;
  • North American Sabreliner 40 - Basic production version of the aircraft, designed to carry on its board until 11 passengers;
  • North American Sabreliner 40A - An improved version of the modified aircraft, equipped with two turbofan aircraft engines General Electric CF700;
  • North American Sabreliner 50 - A modified version of 1960 years, released in a single form;
  • North American Sabreliner 60 - A larger version of the aircraft, which can accommodate passengers on board 12;
  • North American Sabreliner 60A - An analog version of North American Sabreliner 60 a hanged strength of the wings;
  • North American Sabreliner 65 - A modified version of the aircraft is defined by two aircraft engines Garrett AiResearch TFE731-3R-1D;
  • North American Sabreliner 75 - An improved version of the aircraft without significant technical changes;
  • North American Sabreliner 75A - Version equipped engines General Electric CF700;
  • North American Sabreliner 80 - An analog version of North American Sabreliner 75A, with a number of minor improvements;
  • North American Sabreliner 80A - A modified version and a reinforced wing profile.


Among other things, after the US military department again showed interest in an aircraft of this model, special versions of this aircraft were also put into production, including:

  • North American T-39A - A training version of the aircraft, with the ability to transport goods and people on board;
  • North American CT-39A - A modified version of the aircraft is positioned as a transport or cargo aircraft;
  • North American NT-39A - Modification of the unit designed for testing of electronic systems;
  • North American T-39B - A training version of the aircraft, equipped with radar and military avionics;
  • North American T-39C - A modified version of the version of North American T-39B;
  • North American T-39D - Training version developed by the US Navy commissioned;
  • North American CT-39E - Transport and cargo version of the plane;
  • North American T-39F - Version for conducting electronic warfare;
  • North American CT-39G - a modified military version of the aircraft, powered by Pratt & Whitney JT12A engines;
  • North American T-39G - Trainer version of the aircraft;
  • North American T-39N - A training version developed for the US Navy;
  • North American T-3J - An improved version of the training version of the aircraft.


Specifications North American Sabreliner.


  • Crew: 4-5 people (depending on version);
  • Passenger: 7 people (depending on version);
  • aircraft Length: 13,41 m (depending on version).
  • Wingspan: 13,56 m (depending on version).
  • Plane Height: 4,88 m (depending on version).
  • Weight of empty aircraft: 4199 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Payload: 3857 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum takeoff weight: 8056 kg. (Depending on version);
  • Cruising speed: 800 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight speed: 885 km \ h. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight distance: 4020 km. (Depending on version);
  • Maximum flight height: 12500 m (depending on version).
  • aircraft engine type: turbojet (depending on version);
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney J60-P-3 (depending on version);
  • Power: 2 × 13,3 kN. (Depending on modification).



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