Empire State Aerosciences Museum - Northrop F-5E Tiger
Bill Maloney

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01 Northrop F-5E Tiger 02 Northrop F-5E Tiger 03 F-5E Tiger Nose Gear 04 F-5E Tiger Main Gear
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05 F-5E Tiger Main Gear 06 Northrop F-5E Tiger Nose 07 Northrop F-5E Gun Port 08 Northrop F-5E Jet Intake
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09 Northrop F-5E Tail 10 F-5E Leading Edge Slots 11 F-5E Jet Exhaust 12 Northrop F-5E Tiger
13 Northrop F-5E Tiger

Northrop F-5E Tiger Specifications:

Other Northrop and Canadair F5 variants in other Aviation Museums
Canadair F5 Freedom Fighter Candadair F5 Freedom Fighter
Canadair CF5 at the Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Canadair CF5 at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada
Northrop F5 Freedom Fighter Northrop T-38 Talon
Northrop F5 Freedom Fighter at the Naval Air Station, Wildwood, NJ Northrop T-38 Talon at the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH
  Canadair CF-116 Freedom Fighter
  Canadair CF5 at the Royal Canadian Air Force Museum in Trenton, Ontario, Canada

Length: 46 feet 4 inches
25 feet, 3 inches
12 feet, 10 inches
Empty 7,164 lbs Loaded - 12,000 lbs
Max Speed: 812 mph
Cruise Speed: 578 mph
Range: 1,900 miles
Service Ceiling: 45,000 feet
Fuel Capacity: 1,133 gallons internally and externally
Powerplant: Two General Electric J85-GE-5A turbojets 3,850 lbs thrust each with afterburner
 SUU-20 bomb/rocket dispenser
 SUU-11A/A 7.62mm gun pod
 AF/B37K-1 bomb container
First Flight : April 1959
Cost: $769,000

This particular Northrop F-5 E Tiger was used by the Navy's Aggressor Squadron 13 at Naval Air Station Fallon, NV. This jet also appeared in the Tom Cruise movie "Top Gun" as a Soviet jet fighter.

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