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Lockheed Martin

F-22 Raptor

AIR SUPERIORITY FIGHTER


Type:
Turbofan aircraft

Origin:
Country FlagUnited States
Manufacturer:
1996–2011

Updated March 8, 2024
F-22 Raptor
F-22 Raptor. Picture: Robert Sullivan (Public Domain)
OPERATORS

Variants (3)

  • F-22A
    Original 1-seater
  • F-22BCANCELLED
    Planned 2-seater, cancelled due to development costs
  • Naval F-22 variantCANCELLED
    Proposed carrier-capable variant
      + Variable-sweep wings

General characteristics (13)

  • Role
    Air superiority fighter
  • Wing
    Fixed wing
  • Crew
    1
  • Engine count
    2
  • Body
    Narrow
  • WTC
    M
  • APC
    D
  • Type code
    L2J
  • ICAO type designator
    F22
  • ADG
    I
  • TDG
    1B
  • SRS
    III
  • LAHSO
    N/A

Structural data (12)

  • Length
    62 ft 1 in (18.92 m)
  • Wingspan
    44 ft 6 in (13.56 m)
  • Aspect ratio
    2.36
  • Airfoil
    NACA 6 series airfoil
  • Wing area
    840 ft2 (78.04 m2)
  • Wing loading
    77.2lb/ft2 (377 kg/m2)
  • Parking area
    339.7 m2 (3,657.0 ft2)
  • OEW tail height
    5.1 m (16.7 ft)
  • Main gear config
    S
  • Cockpit to main gear
    7.9 m (25.8 ft)
  • Main gear width
    3.5 m (11.5 ft)
  • Wheelbase
    6.2 m (20.4 ft)

Performance (7)

  • Range
    1,600 nmi (1,800 mi, 3,000 km) or more with 2 external fuel tanks
  • Combat range
    460 nmi (530 mi, 850 km) clean with 100 nmi (115 mi, 185 km) in supercruise
  • Ferry range
    1,740 nmi (2,000 mi, 3,220 km)
  • Fuel capacity
    18,000 lb (8,200 kg) internally, or 26,000 lb (12,000 kg) with two 2× 600 US gal tanks
  • Service ceiling
    65,000 ft (20,000 m)
  • Acceleration limits
    +9g / -3g
  • Thrust-to-weight ratio
    1.08 (1.25 with loaded weight and 50% internal fuel)

Speeds (4)

  • Maximum (normal, altitude)
    Mach 2.25, 1,500 mph (2,414 km/h)
  • Maximum (normal, sea level)
    Mach 1.21, 800 knots (1,482 km/h)
  • Maximum (supercruise)
    Mach 1.82, 1,963 km/h
  • FAA approach
    145 kt (269 km/h)

Indicative Flight Profile data (23)
Source:SKYbrary logoSKYbrary [1]

  • Takeoff
    V2: -
    Distance: -
    Weight: 27200 kg
  • Initial climb (to 5000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: -
  • Initial climb (to 15,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: -
  • Initial climb (to 24,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROC: -
  • Mach climb
    Mach: -
    ROC: -
  • Cruise
    TAS: 760 kts
    Mach: 1,33
    Ceiling: FL555
    Range: 1500 NM
  • Initial descent (to 24,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROD: -
  • Descent (to 10,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    ROD: -
  • Descent (below 10,000 ft)
    IAS: -
    MCS: -
    ROD: -
  • Approach
    VAPP (IAS): -
    Distance: -

Weights (4)

  • MTOW
    83,500 lb (38,000 kg)
  • Empty
    43,340 lb (19,700 kg)
  • Gross
    64,840 lb (29,410 kg)
  • FAA weight class
    Large

Armament (34)

  • Gun
    1 x M61A2 Vulcan 20 mm (480 rounds)
  • Air-to-Air missiles
    Country FlagAIM-9M/X Sidewinder
    Country FlagAIM-120A-D AMRAAM
    Country FlagAIM-260 JATM (future)
  • Bombs
    Country FlagCGBU-39 Small Diameter Bomb
    Country FlagJDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition)

Engine options (1)

  • Model
    F119 (PW5000)
  • Manufacturer
    Country FlagPratt & Whitney
  • Type
    Turbofan, twin-spool
  • Length
    203 in (516 cm)
  • Diameter
    46 in (117 cm)
  • Dry weight
    3,900 lb (1,769 kg)
  • Thrust-to-weight ratio
    6.7:1 (intermediate), 9.0:1 (afterburning)
  • Max thrust (mil. power)
    26,000 lbf (116 kN)+
  • Max thrust (afterburner)
    35,000 lbf (156 kN)+
  • Bypass ratio
    0.30:1
  • Compressor
    3-stage fan, 6-stage high-pressure compressor
  • Turbine
    1-stage high-pressure, 1-stage low-pressure counterrotating
  • Combustors
    Annular
  • Turbine inlet temp.
    3,000 °F (1,649 °C; 1,922 K)
  • Nozzle
    2-dimensional vectoring convergent-divergent

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