Hamilton AeroSpace
MILITARY AIRCRAFT
AII "AVENGER"


The A-II “Avenger”, by Hamilton AeroSpace, is an all composite, twin engine, cranked arrow wing-canard, tactical aircraft. The primary mission is close air support and anti-helicopter role. The secondary mission role is forward air control, tactical scout- reconnaissance, electronic warfare, and battle field air interdiction.

One of the major design goals of the A-II, was the development of an aircraft having a high thrust to weight ratio. The all composite airframe allows this strong, lightweight platform, and the twin PW 545 engines provides the high thrust. A high acceleration rate and a high climb rate are thus provided. High thrust to weight also means shorter takeoffs, shorter unimproved dirt strips, a shorter distance to the front lines, and a shorter distance to the fight.

WEAPON SYSTEMS
The A-II is an offensive weapon, designed primarily for attack. The A-II is a heavy gun platform designed around the GPU-5/A 30mm gun pod with the GAU-13/A 30mm gatling gun.

Additional weapon systems can be provided, since they can be placed onto the airframe hardpoints to deliver air-to-air, air-to-surface as well as close air- support. Rapid change- out, high-level E.C.M. pods can also be installed.

COSTS
The cost of an aircraft, is not only dependent on design and production costs. The reliability of the aircraft as well as the relative difficulty to maintain, also contributes heavily to the cost. Initial procurement costs can easily be outweighed by the cost of keeping it in the air, when keeping it in the air may be significant to the outcome the battle.

If an airframe is easily damaged, or if damage to the single engine, of a single engine fighter, does not allow that aircraft to return to the field, then things get very expensive. If a crippled aircraft is capable of returning for repairs, but infield repairs are impossible due to the complex design of the airframe, the aircraft is out of the fight, which is again very costly.

The A-II can be produced and armed with a significant cost advantage (4 to 1 ratio) compared to the Harrier. In addition, the drastic reduction in cost per flight hour and the low number of maintenance hour per flight hours, make the A-II the lowest cost aircraft in its class.

The A-II “Avenger” represents the most advanced technology of any airplane in existence in the inventory of world aircraft design. Its ability to be mass produced, its reliability, and its low cost maintenance, makes it the only choice for cost/performance procurements.


Hamilton AeroSpace
A-II "Avenger"

WEIGHT
Gross Weight
13,000 Ibs
Empty Weight
4,300 Ibs
Fuel
3,600 Ibs
Weapons
5,100 Ibs
   
SPECIFICATIONS
Length
37’ 4"
Wing Span
30’ 10"
Wing Area
226.47 sq.ft.
Wing Loading
57.48 lbs. @ gross T.O. wt.
Speed (clean)
525 knots
    Speed Cruise (Vh) Armed    
475 knots
Ceiling
50,000 ft,
Endurance
3.75 hr. (Internal fuel)
Range
Clean - 1,900 NM
Range
Armed - 1,600 NM
Engine
    (2) PW 5445 with 4450 thrust each    
   


MISSION
  PRIMARY - CLOSE AIR SUPPORT AND ANTI-HELICOPTER
  SECONDARY - FORWARD AIR CONTROL, TACTICAL SCOUT-RECONN- AISSANCE, ELECTRONIC WARE

COCKPIT
  SINGLE PLACE - DUAL PLACE
  POSITIVE PRESSURE FOR NBC OPERATIONS
  ZERO-ZERO EJECTION SYSTEM
  UNRESTRICTED SIDE, FORWARD AND DOWNWARD VISIBILITY
  SINGLE PILOT NIGHT IFR CAPABILITY

PERFORMANCE AT DESIGN GROSS WEIGHT
  CRUISE (Vh): 475 KTS MISSION READY
  Vne: 525 KTS: CLEAN
  MISSION ENDURANCE (HIGH DRAG CONFIGURATION): 3.75 HOURS

FLYING QUALITIES
  RESISTANT TO DEPARTURE & SPIN PER USAF MIL-S-83691
  LEVEL -ONE FLYING QUALITIES PER MIL-F-8785
  <600 FT. TURN RADIUS
  90 BANK IN LESS THAN 2 SECONDS
  COMBAT FLIGHT WINDOW 130 KTS TO 300 KTS FOR MAX MANEUVER-
     ABILITY

ENGINE
  TW0 PW 545
  THRUST: 4450 LBS EACH ENGINE

ARMAMENT
  MISSILES ON TWO 300 LB WING TIP HARDPOINTS: AIM 7 OR AIM 9
  GPU-5/A 30MM GAU-13 GUN
  MISSILES : ON 4 INBOARD WING HARDPOINTS: STINGER
  ONE 2000 LB. CENTER HARDPOINT
  TWO 50 CAL STRAKE MOUNTED WITH 2,000 RDS

SIGNATURE & COUNTERMEASURE DEVICES
  MAXIMUM USE OF COMPOSITES (LOW RADAR SIGNATURE)
  FIRE CONTROL & RADAR @ CUSTOMER CHOICE

DEPLOYABILITY
  2,800 NAUTICAL MILE FERRY RANGE
  C-130 DEPLOYABILITY, ONE HOUR REASSEMBLY TIME
  AIRCRAFT CARRIER CAPABILITY


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HAMILTON AEROSPACE
George D. Hamilton
C.E.O.
P. O. Box 700494
San Antonio, Texas 78270
1-830-796-3209
1-830-796-4568 Fax
E-mail: george@hamiltonaerospace.com