Model, Missile, Phoenix AIM-54A

Model, Missile, Phoenix AIM-54A

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the AIM-54A, the earliest version of several Phoenix air-to-air missiles built by Hughes exclusively for use on the U.S. Navy's F-14 Tomcat. It has a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 3.8, a range of over 115 miles, a conventional warhead, and is radar guided. First deployed in 1974, there are a limited number of AIM-54As still in service. John and Cynthia Heyde donated this model to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic missile and base.
Dimensions
Overall: 8 in. long x 1 1/2 in. diameter (20.32 x 3.81cm)

This is a model of unknown scale of the AIM-54A, the earliest version of several Phoenix air-to-air missiles built by Hughes exclusively for use on the U.S. Navy's F-14 Tomcat. It has a solid-fuel motor, a maximum speed of Mach 3.8, a range of over 115 miles, a conventional warhead, and is radar guided. First deployed in 1974, there are a limited number of AIM-54As still in service. John and Cynthia Heyde donated this model to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Plastic missile and base.
Dimensions
Overall: 8 in. long x 1 1/2 in. diameter (20.32 x 3.81cm)

ID: A19981614000