Fighter All Weather (FAW) of the Fleet Air Arm.
Sea Vixen Pilots Notes

Sea Vixen FAW Mk 2. Pilots Notes.

archive of AM1 Rod Liddiard. January 2011.

Part 1 Description and Managment of Systems.

Part 2. Limitations

Part 3. Handling.

Part 4. Emergencies.

Part 5. Operating Data.

Part 6. Illustrations


Specifications (Sea Vixen FAW.2)
General characteristicsPerformanceArmament
Crew: 2 (pilot, observer (radar operator))Maximum speed: Mach 0.91, 690 mph at sea level (1,110 km/h) 4x Red Top or Firestreak air-to-air missiles
Length: 53 ft 6½ in (16.3195 m) Range: 790 nm with internal fuel (1,270 km) Multi ground attack ordinance
Wingspan:50 ft 0 in (15.24 m) Service ceiling: 48,000 ft (14,630 m) Bullpup
Height: 10 ft 9 in (3.28 m) Rate of climb: 9,000 ft/min (45.7 m/s)
Wing area: 648 ft2 (60.20 m2) Wing loading: 64.2 lb/ft2 (313.3 kg/m2)
Empty weight: 27,950 lb (12,680 kg) Thrust/weight: 0.54
Loaded weight: 41,575 lb (18,860 kg)
Powerplant: 2× Rolls-Royce Avon Mk.208 turbojets, 11,230 lbf (50.0 kN) each
 
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