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P-51H Specifications
(from Standard Aircraft Characteristics, F-51H Mustang, 22 March 1949)
Dimensions

Wingspan

37 feet

Length

33.3 feet

Height

13.7 feet

Wing Area

236 square feet

Turn Radius

21.6 feet

Prop Ground Clearance

0.8 feet

Weights

Empty Weight

6,551 lbs

Normal Takeoff Weight
(7.33 G Load Factor)

9,450 lbs

Maximum Takeoff Weight

13,000 lbs

Powerplant

Type

Packard V-1650-9 with two stage, two speed supercharger and water injection.

Maximum Takeoff:

1,335 HP at 3,000 RPM

Maximum Wet Power
(Water Injection Running)

2,220 hp at 3,000 RPM at 9,000 ft
1,790 hp at 3,000 RPM at 22,700 ft

Maximum Dry Power

1,580 hp at 3000 RPM at 17,700 ft
1,290 hp at 3000 RPM at 29,800 ft

Normal Power

1,085 hp at 2700 RPM at 21,800 ft
930 hp at 2700 RPM at 31,800 ft

Fuel and consumables

Left Wing Tank

106 gallons

Right Wing Tank

104 gallons

Rear Fuselage Tank

50 gallons

Water Injection Tank

10 gallons

Oil Tank

13 gallons

Weapons

Gun Armament Choice 1

2 x .50 Caliber with 390 rounds (Inboard Wings)
2 x .50 Caliber with 260 rounds (Center Wings)
2 x .50 Caliber with 260 rounds (Outboard Wings)

Gun Armament Choice 2

2 x .50 Caliber with 390 rounds (Inboard Wings)
2 x .50 Caliber with 500 rounds (Outboard Wings)

Performance (Air Superiority, with two 165 gallon drop tanks)

Maximum Speed

300~ MPH at Sea Level
413 MPH at Sea Level with Water Injection
391 MPH at 22,700 ft
474 MPH at 22,700 ft with Water Injection
437~ MPH (roughly) at 33,000 ft (roughly) with Water Injection

Combat Radius

886 miles at 286.5 MPH cruise at 25,000 ft

Climb Performance:

1,100 feet per minute at sea level
10,000 feet in 8.5 minutes
25,000 feet in 24 minutes

Performance (Ground Attack, two 1,000 lb bombs and six 5 HVAR)

Maximum Speed

US Air Force Standard Aircraft Characteristics do not give detailed performance diagrams or information for secondary aircraft missions, unlike the US Navy.

Combat Radius (with drop tanks)

437 miles at 237 MPH cruise at 10,000 ft

 

P-51H Mustang
2 x .50 caliber MGs (390 rpg; wings inboard)
2 x .50 caliber MGs (260 rpg; wings center)
2 x .50 caliber MGs (260 rpg; wings outboard)

or

2 x .50 caliber MGs (390 rpg; wings inboard)
2 x .50 caliber MGs (500 rpg; wings outboard)

2 x 1000 lb GP
or
2 x 500 lb GP
or
2 x 250 lb GP
or
2 x 100 lb GP

Maximum Load: 2,000 lbs

Up to 10 x 5 HVAR rockets

The nominal ground attack missions in the SAC are:

2 x 500 lb Bombs

2 x 1,000 lb bombs and 6 x 5 HVAR

6 x 5 HVAR and 2 x 110 gallon drop tanks