Mount Pleasant in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Manufacturer : Grumman (later Northrop Grumman)
Type: all weather carrier-based attack aircraft
Crew : pilot and bombardier/navigator
Powerplant: two 9030 lb (4,096 kg) static thrust Pratt & Whitney J52-P-8 turbojets (non afterburning)
Wingspan: 53 ft 6 in (8.38 m)
Length: 40 ft (16.15 m)
Height: 16 ft 2 in (4.93 m)
Weight: 26,746 lbs (12,132 kg) empty; 60,000 lbs (27,215.5 kg) maximum
Armament: 18,000 lbs (8,164.8 kg) of external ordnance
Maximum speed: 650 mph (1046 km/h)
Combat radius: 500 miles (805 kilometers)
Service ceiling: 42,400 (12,924 m)
This aircraft on loan from the National
Erected by Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Vietnam. A significant historical year for this entry is 1991.
Location. 32° 47.404′ N, 79° 54.504′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker can be reached from Patriots Point Road. Aboard the USS Yorktown. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant SC 29464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carrier-Based A-6 Intruder (here, next to this marker); F-8K Crusader (a few steps from this marker); S-3B Viking (a few steps from this marker); The A-7E Corsair II (within shouting distance of this marker); SH-3G Sea King (within shouting distance of this marker); S-2 Tracker (within shouting distance of this marker); E-1B Tracer (within shouting distance of this marker); Clamagore (SS-343) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Also see . . . The A-6 Intruder, Wikipedia entry. The A-6 Intruder is an American twin jet-engine (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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