LTV A-7 Corsair II

LTV A-7 Corsair II (HMFMX)

Location: Myrtle Beach, SC 29577 Horry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 39.688', W 78° 55.729'

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The A-7 is a straightforward, shoulder-wing aircraft with swept flight surfaces, provision for inflight refueling, and narrow-track tricycle landing gear.

The A-7 is armed with a single M61A1 Vulcan 20-mm cannon, routinely carries two AIM-7L Sidewinder missiles on forward fuselage hardpoints, and can handle up to 15,000 ob of air-to-surface missiles, bombs, cluster bombs, rockets, or gun pods on six underwing ordnance stations.

The A-7D was adopted by the USAF in the late 1960s, its first A-7D flying on 26 September 1968. Late in the Southeast Asian conflict, the A-7D went into combat in October 1972. Four hundred and fifty-nine A-7Ds were delivered, powered by a 14,250-lb thrust Allison TF41-A-1 turbofan engine based upon the Roll-Royce Spey.
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 692040 N 3726545
Decimal Degrees33.66146667, -78.92881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.688', W 78° 55.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 41.28" N, 78° 55' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 514-598 Farrow Pkwy, Myrtle Beach SC 29577, US
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