North American AF-1E Fury

Pima Air and Space Museum Aircraft

Manufacturer
North American
Markings
Prototype flight testing, Columbus NAS, 1956
Designation
AF-1E
Serial Number
139531

North American AF-1E Fury

The North American Fury is a navalized version of the F-86 Sabre. The FJ-4B version of the Fury was designed in 1956 specifically to provide the U.S. Navy with a nuclear strike aircraft. Equipped with the Low Altitude Bombing System (LABS) computer and carrying one nuclear weapon on the inboard left wing the FJ-4B served until the early 1960s when most were phased out of service. A total of 222 FJ-4B Furies were built.

Specifications
Wingspan 39 ft 1 in
Length 36 ft 4 in
Height 13 ft 11 in
Weight 26,000 lbs (loaded)
Max. Speed 715 mph
Service Ceiling 45,000 ft
Range 2,700 miles
Engines 1 Wright J-65-W-16 turbojet, 7,700 lbs thrust
Crew 1