Grumman X-29 Switch Blade

$ 43.5 million in 1984 / $ 50-60 million If Ever Launched

photo: Editorial Team

The Un-noticed Revolution The Grumman X-29 Switch Blade

Manufacturer:
Grumman
Country:
United States
Manufactured:
1984 to: 1991
ICAO:
Price:
US$60 million

Specifications

Avionics:
Engine:
1 × General Electric F404 turbofan
Power:
16,000 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
956 knots
1,771 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
1,350 Nautical Miles
2,500 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.45 nautical mile / gallon
0.220 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
55,000 feet
Rate of Climb:

Take Off Distance:
Landing Distance:
Max Take Off Weight:
8,074 Kg
17,800 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
Max Payload:
1,814 Kg
3,999 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
2,977 gallon
11,269 litre
Baggage Volume:
Seats - Economy / General:
1 seats
Seats - Business Class:
0
Seats - First Class:
0
Cabin Height:
Cabin Width:
Cabin Length:
Exterior Length:
14.7 metre - 48.23 feet
Tail height:
Fuselage Diameter:
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
8.29 metre - 27.20 feet
Wing Tips:
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