FH-1 Phantom

The FH-1 Phantom was a twin-engine jet fighter aircraft designed during World War II for the United States Navy. On July 21, 1946, a Phantom became the first combat jet aircraft to operate from an American aircraft carrier, the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt.

See also the F-4 Phantom II.


McDonnell FH-1 Phantom.

General Characteristics

  • First flight: Jan. 26, 1945
  • Wingspan: 40 feet 9 inches (wings folded, 16 feet, 3 inches)
  • Length: 38 feet 9 inches
  • Height: 14 feet, 2 inches
  • Weight: 10,035 lbs
  • Speed: 500 mph
  • Ceiling: 41,100 feet
  • Range: 695 miles
  • Accommodation: One crew
  • Armament: Four 22 mm cannons
  • Power plant: Two 1,600-pound thrust Westinghouse J30-WE-20 turbojets

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