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Merritt Island in Brevard County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomber

Veterans Memorial Center

 
 
A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomber Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
1. A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomber Marker
Inscription.  
Manufacturer: LTV Aerospace Corporation, Dallas TX.
Power plant: One 14,250lb Allison TF41-A-2 turbofan.
Wing Span 38 ft 9; length, 46 ft 1 ½ in;
Height, 16 ft 0 ¾; wing area, 375 sq. ft.
Weights: Empty, 19,490 lb; max take off 42,000 lb.
Max speed, 693 mph Service ceiling, 43,000 ft;
Range Tactical, 490 miles; ferry range, 2300 miles.
Armament: One 20-mm M91-A1 multi-barrel gun. Two fuselage mounts for Sidewinder AAMs;
Six wing stations for combined maximum load of up to 10,000 lb. of bombs, rockets or AGM's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space.
 
Location. 28° 21.088′ N, 80° 40.973′ W. Marker is in Merritt Island, Florida, in Brevard County. Marker can be reached from South Sykes Creek Parkway just south of Fortenberry Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located within the Veterans Memorial Plaza part of the Veterans Memorial Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 S Sykes Creek Pkwy, Merritt Island FL 32952, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam 1959-1975 (here, next to this marker); Combat Wounded Veterans
A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomber Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, January 3, 2021
2. A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomber Marker
(a few steps from this marker); War Dogs (a few steps from this marker); September, 11th, 2001 (a few steps from this marker); Operation Desert Storm (a few steps from this marker); Korean Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Medal of Honor (a few steps from this marker); American Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merritt Island.
 
Also see . . .  A-7E Corsair II. (Submitted on January 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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