CF-116 Freedom Fighter Aircraft - Winnipeg MB
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 49° 53.118 W 097° 14.442
14U E 626380 N 5527362
Quick Description: This Static Aircraft Display is on the north side of Ness Avenue near Conway Street in the St.James area of Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Location: Manitoba, Canada
Date Posted: 12/1/2012 8:01:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMFV22
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK
Views: 18

Long Description:
Air Force Heritage Park, which has numerous aircraft on display, is 700 metres northeast of this plane.

The CF-116 was manufactured by Canadair Limited under licence from Northrop. It was used in Canada from 1968 to 1995 and it is still in used in some countries. This one was dedicated here on July 29, 1993

~ text from the main plaque ~
CF-116 Freedom Fighter
Manufacturer:
• Canadair Limited (under licence from Northrop)

Power:
• Two J85-Can-15 Turbojets with afterburners
• Maximum thrust: 4,500 lbs

Dimension:
• Span 25'3" (7.9 m)
• Length 47'2" (14.4 m)
• Height 13'4: (4.1 m)

Weight:
• Empty 8,065 lbs (3,667 kgs)
• Normal 12,700 lbs (5,760 kgs)
• Maximum 20,576 lbs (9,333 kgs)

Performance:
• Max speed Mach 1.4 at 36,000' (10,973 m)
• Service Ceiling 51,000' (15,545 m)
• Max Range 1,565 Nautical Miles (2,898 km)

Armament:
• Internal-2x20 mm M-39 cannons
• External combinations of:
• • AIM-9 Sidewinder Missiles
• • 2,500 lbs of bombs or
• • 2.75" rocket pods

Roles:
• Attack, Reconnaissance and Advanced trainer

Served:
• 1968
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): CF-116 Freedom Fighter

Tail Number: (S/N): 116749

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Roadside

inside / outside: outside

Access restrictions:
none


Other Information:: Not listed

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