Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
A-7D “Corsair II”
Span: 38ft 8in Length: 46ft 1in
Height: 16ft 1in Weight: 39,325lbs max
One Vulcan multi-barrel M61A1 20mm rapid fire cannon
Carried an arrangement of ordinance:
Air-to-air missiles Rockets
Air-to-surface missiles Gun pods
Bombs (up to 15,000pounds)
One Allison TF-41-A-1 turbofan - 16,000lbs of thrust
Max speed: 691mph
Cruising speed: 545mph
Service ceiling: 33,500ft
Extended range: 3,044miles using four external fuel stations
Flown by the 121st TFW from 1974 to Sep 1992
Erected by Ohio Air National Guard.
Location. 39° 48.889′ N, 82° 56.807′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is on Rickenbacker Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in aircraft static display park just inside main gate of Rickenbacker Air National Guard Base (off Second Street), at Rickenbacker International Airport. Access is restricted due to location on a military base. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus OH 43217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker F-84F "Thunderstreak" (a few steps from this marker); F-100D "Super Sabre" (a few steps from this marker); Captain Eddie Rickenbacker (approx. half a mile away); Tuskegee Airmen (approx. half a mile away); Historic Lockbourne (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ohio-Erie Canal and Locks / The Columbus Feeder Canal (approx. 1.4 miles away); Lockbourne Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Groveport Veterans' Park (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Military •
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