F-101 Voodoo Special Edition CD

Price: $9.95

  • CD contains 3 magazines
  • All in Acrobat PDF format
  • Print a personal copy
  • Allow 1 week for US delivery

May 1980

  • Witchcraft at Mach Plus, McDonnell’s F-101 Voodoo
  • Interview with America’s second leading WWI ace
  • Luftwaffe’s Autobahn Fighters

October 1983

  • McDonnell’s F-101 Voodoo says farewell
  • Claire Chennault and the Air War over China in the 1930s
  • Ilyushin’s IL-28 Medium Jet Bomber
  • Last two-place Seversky Fighter in Swedish Service

August 1999

  • Air Defense Command’s F-101 Voodoo
  • Strategic Air Command projects its power with KC-97 tankers
  • Boeing C-97

F-100 Flight Manuals

  • RF-101A Flight Manual 1958
  • F-101A Flight Manual 1960
  • F-101B Flight Manual 1963
  • CF-101 Operating Instructions 1969
  • RF-101G Flight Manual 1971

F-101 Voodoo

f101-diagramGeneral characteristics

  • Crew: 2
  • Length: 67 ft 5 in (20.55 m)
  • Wingspan: 39 ft 8 in (12.09 m)
  • Height: 18 ft 0 in (5.49 m)
  • Wing area: 368 ft² (34.20 m²)
  • Airfoil: NACA 65A007 mod root, 65A006 mod tip
  • Empty weight: 28,495 lb (12,925 kg)
  • Loaded weight: 45,665 lb (20,715 kg)
  • Max. takeoff weight: 52,400 lb (23,770 kg)
  • Powerplant: 2 × Pratt & Whitney J57-P-55 afterburning turbojets
    • Dry thrust: 11,990 lbf (53.3 kN) each
    • Thrust with afterburner: 16,900 lbf (75.2 kN) each
  • Internal fuel capacity: 2,053 gal (7,771 l) or 2,953 gal (11,178 l) with two external tanks

Performance

  • Maximum speed: Mach 1.72 (1,134 mph, 1,825 km/h) at 35,000 ft (10,500 m)
  • Range: 1,520 mi (1,320 nm, 2,450 km)
  • Service ceiling: 58,400 ft (17,800 m)
  • Rate of climb: 49,200 ft/min (250 m/s)
  • Wing loading: 124 lb/ft² (607 kg/m²)
  • Thrust/weight: 0.74

Missiles

  • 4 (originally 6)× AIM-4 Falcon, or
  • 2× AIR-2 Genie nuclear rockets, plus 2× AIM-4 Falcon
  • note: Falcon missile variants – AIM-4A, AIM-4B, AIM-4C only. The range was about 5 mi (8 km).

Avionics

  • Hughes MG-13 fire control system
  • F-101A – initial production fighter bomber, 77 produced.
  • NF-101A – one F-101A used by General Electric for testing of the General Electric J79 engine.
  • YRF-101A – two F-101As built as prototype reconnaissance models.
  • RF-101A – first reconnaissance version, 35 built.
  • F-101B – two-seat interceptor, the most numerous version with 479 built (including CF-101B)
  • CF-101B – 112 F-101Bs transferred to Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).
  • RF-101B – 22 ex-RCAF CF-101B modified for reconnaissance use.
  • TF-101B – dual-control trainer version of F-101B, redesignated F-101F, 79 built.
  • EF-101B – single F-101B converted for use as a radar target and leased to Canada.
  • NF-101B – F-101B prototype based on the F-101A airframe; the second prototype was built with a different nose.
  • F-101C – improved fighter-bomber, 47 built.
  • RF-101C – reconnaissance version of F-101C airframe, 166 built.
  • F-101D – proposed version with General Electric J79 engines, not built.
  • F-101E – another J79 proposal, not built.
  • F-101F – dual-control trainer version of F-101B; 79 re-designated TF-101Bs plus 152 converted F-101B.
  • CF-101F – RCAF designation for 20 TF-101B/F-101F dual-control aircraft.
  • TF-101F – 24 dual-control versions of F-101B, re-designated F-101F (these are included in the -F total).
  • RF-101G – 29 F-101As converted for ANG reconnaissance.
  • RF-101H – 32 F-101Cs converted for reconnaissance use.
F-101B

  • 57-0268 – Air Force Heritage Park, 17 Wing, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • 57-0289 – Base Borden Military Museum, 16 Wing Borden, Ontario.
  • 57-0299 – Parc Commémoratif des Vétérans, Lévis, Quebec.
  • 57-0321 – Aero Space Museum of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
  • 57-0340 – Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 57-0341 – Bagotville Air Defense Museum, 3 Wing Bagotville, Quebec.
  • 57-0366 – Air Heritage Park, Slemon Park Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
  • 57-0373 – National Air Force Museum of Canada, 8 wing Trenton, Ontario.
  • 57-0380 – Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
  • 57-0433 – Alberta Aviation Museum, Edmonton, Alberta.

F-101F

  • 56-0260 – Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario.
  • 56-0262 – Labrador Military Museum, 5 Wing Goose Bay, Labrador.
  • 56-0324 – Cornwallis Military Museum, former CFB Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.
F-101A

  • 53-2418 – Previously at Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, Pueblo, Colorado.

F-101B

  • 56-0235 – Yankee Air Museum, Belleville, Michigan.
  • 56-0241 – USAF History and Traditions Museum, Lackland AFB, Texas.
  • 56-0243 – Carolinas Aviation Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • 56-0250 – Air Force Armament Museum, Eglin AFB, Florida.
  • 56-0273 – Octave Chanute Aerospace Museum at the former Chanute AFB, Rantoul, Illinois.
  • 56-0417 – Callaway Sports Complex Park, Panama City, FL
  • 57-0252 – Hill Aerospace Museum, Hill AFB, Utah.
  • 57-0282 – Pima Air & Space Museum, adjacent to Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona.
  • 57-0308 – Wilmington Airport Collection, Wilmington Airport, Ohio.
  • 57-0374 – Maine Air National Guard, Bangor Air National Guard Base, Bangor, Maine.
  • 57-0381 – Peterson Air and Space Museum, Peterson AFB, Colorado.
  • 57-0410 – Air Combat Museum, Topeda, Kansas, N8234, nickname, ‘the Gray Ghost’; previously at Colorado State University
  • 58-0271 – Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum at the former Lowry AFB, Denver, Colorado.
  • 58-0274 – Peterson Air and Space Museum, Peterson AFB, Colorado.
  • 58-0281 – Greater Saint Louis Air & Space Museum, Cahokia, Illinois.
  • 58-0285 – Travis Air Museum, Travis AFB, California.
  • 58-0288 – Air Force Flight Test Center Museum, Edwards AFB, California.
  • 58-0291 – K.I.Sawyer Heritage Museum at the former K.I. Sawyer AFB, K.I. Sawyer, Michigan.
  • 58-0300 – Minnesota ANG Museum, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • 58-0301 – Portland International Airport/Portland Air National Guard Base, Portland, Oregon.
  • 58-0303 – Glenn L. Martin Aviation Museum, Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 58-0312 – Rock Springs, Wyoming.
  • 58-0315 – Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota.
  • 58-0321 – Stout Field Military Equipment Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • 58-0329 – Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Rogers, Arkansas.
  • 58-0325 – National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio.
  • 58-0330 – Washington National Guard Museum, Camp Murray, Washington.
  • 58-0332 – Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon.
  • 58-0338 – Buffalo Naval and Servicemens Park, Buffalo, New York.
  • 58-0341 – North Dakota ANGB, Fargo, North Dakota.
  • 59-0412 – Tennessee ANGB, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 59-0417 – Pocatello Regional Airport, Pocatello, Idaho.
  • 59-0418 – March Field Air Museum, March ARB, Riverside, California.
  • 59-0420 – Dover AFB Historical Center, Dover AFB, Delaware.
  • 59-0421 – Texas Air Museum, Slaton, Texas.
  • 59-0426 – South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota.
  • 59-0428 – Air Mobility Command Museum, Dover AFB, Delaware.
  • 59-0429 – Texas Air Museum, Slaton, Texas.
  • 59-0430 – Babe Zaharias Memorial, Beaumont, Texas.
  • 59-0462 – Strategic Air & Space Museum, Ashland, Nebraska.
  • 59-0471 – Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, Tyler, Texas.
  • 59-0478 – Panama City, FL Marina

RF-101B

  • 59-0483 – May ANGB, Reno, Nevada.

RF-101C

  • 56-0057 – Camp Robinson National Guard Armory, North Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • 56-0099 – Shaw AFB, South Carolina.
  • 56-0112 – Municipal Airport, Gila Bend, Arizona.
  • 56-0130 – Municipal Airport, Gila Bend, Arizona.
  • 56-0135 – Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
  • 56-0166 – National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio.
  • 56-0210 – Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB, Warner Robins, Georgia.
  • 56-0214 – Pima Air & Space Museum, adjacent to Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson, Arizona.
  • 56-0217 – George Robert Hall Airpark, Bobby Chain Airport, Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
  • 56-0231 – Little Rock AFB, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

F-101F

  • 56-0246 – Air Power Park, Hampton, Virginia.
  • 57-0322 – McChord Air Museum, McChord AFB, Washington.
  • 57-0342 – MAPS Air Museum, North Canton, Ohio.
  • 58-0269 – James G. Eagen Civic Center, Florissant, Missouri.
  • 58-0276 – Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB, Warner Robins, Georgia.
  • 58-0290 – Lackland AFB, Texas.
  • 58-0311 – North Dakota ANGB, Fargo, North Dakota.
  • 58-0324 – Heritage Air Park, Palmdale, California.
  • 58-0338 – Buffalo Naval and Servicemens Park, Buffalo, New York
  • 59-0400 – Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, Space Coast Regional Airport, Titusville, Florida.
  • 59-0407 – Proctor City Ball Park, Proctor, Minnesota.
  • 59-0413 – Empire State Aerosciences Museum, Glenville, New York.
  • 59-0419 – Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, Montana.

RF-101H

  • 56-0001 – Louisville International Airport, Louisville, Kentucky.
  • 56-0009 – Sheppard AFB, Texas.