Cover: Aircraft Payload Limits for the Airbase Attack Study

Aircraft Payload Limits for the Airbase Attack Study

Published 1970

by Gail M. Burkholz

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In support of the Air Base Attack Study, which investigated options for NATO air forces to attack Warsaw Pact air bases, this report presents data on the maximum payload drag area limits for F-4E, A-7D, and F-111A aircraft for specified mission radii (250, 300, 350, 450, 500, and 550 miles). Drag calculations can help analysts determine optimal payload mixes for specific airfield attacks.

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