Intrepid Sea, Air and Space MuseumThe F-14 Tomcat was the Navy's first-line fighter from 1972-2006. In full forward-sweep position, its distinctive variable-geometry wings provide the lift needed to slow-speed flight essential for carrier landings. In swept-back position, the wings blend into the aircraft, giving the F-14 Tomcat a dart-like silhouette for supersonic flight at speeds up to 1,544 mph (2,485 kmp) and heights more than 50,000 feet (15,239 meters). Powerful on-board targeting systems allow a Tomcat's two-seat crew of pilot and radar intercept officer to simultaneously fire up to six Phoenix missiles at six different targets at ranges exceeding 100 miles (161 km)! For close-in action, F-14;s typically carry shorter-ranged Sidewinder and Sparrow missiles in addition to a 20mm M61 cannon.
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|Date Added||Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 584409 N 4513070|
|Decimal Degrees||40.76426667, -73.99990000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 45.856', W 73° 59.994'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 45' 51.36" N, 73° 59' 59.64" W|
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|Area Code(s)||212, 646, 917, 914|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 640 W 46th St, New York NY 10036, US|
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