Crew: 1 (2 for the F-100F)
Length: 50 ft. (57′ 2″ for the F-100F)
Wingspan: 38 ft. 9 in.
Height: 16 ft. 3 in.
Empty Weight: 21,000 lb. (21,712 lb. for the F-100F)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 34,832 Lb. (39,122 lb. for the F-100F)
Engine: Pratt & Whitney J-57-P-21/21A
10,200 lb. of thrust in military power
16,000 lb. of thrust in afterburner
Maximum speed: 750 knots, 864 mph, Mach 1.3)
Range: 1,733 NM
Service Ceiling: 50,000 ft.
Fuel Tanks: Two 335 gallon tanks
Guns: four 20 mm cannon with 800 rounds (two in F-100F with 400 rounds)
four AIM-9 Sidewinder or
two AGM-12 Bullpup or
four LAU-3/A 2.75″ unguided rockets
7,040 lb of conventional bombs
Typically four MK-82 500 lb. bombs in fined or high drag configuration or
Four MK-117 750 lb. bombs in fined or high drag configuration or
Four napalm canisters finned or unfinned or
Two 500/750 lb. high drag bombs and two napalm
Two or four 19 tube 2.75″ rockets
Two or four cluster bomb units
Mark 7 nuclear bomb
Mk 28 nuclear bomb
Mk 38 nuclear bomb
MK 43 nuclear bomb
Misty Configuration: F-100F with two 335 gallon fuel tanks, two 7-tube 2.75″ white phosphorous rocket launchers, 400 rounds 20 mm.
Reconnaissance: RF-100A Configuration: Unarmed and and carried five cameras mounted internally and external fuel tanks.
Bob Hoover – North American Aviation F-100 test pilot and famous aircraft demonstration pilot and “pilot’s pilot”
George Welch – North American Aviation F-100 test pilot…the first to die in an F-100 accident
Chuck Yeager – First human to break the sound barrier and F-100 squadron command.
Col. Carlos Talbott – 1955 Bendix Trophy winner in F-100C with speed of 610.7 MPH.
Capt. Manual Fernandez Jr. – 1956 Bendix Trophy winner in F-100C with speed of 666.7.7 MPH.
Captains Al Lamb and Jack Donovan – First SAM site kill in North Vietnam
Captain Don Kilgus – Only “probable” Mig-15 kill in North Vietnam
Col. Bud Day – First Misty Commander, POW, and Medal of Honor recipient
Col. Leo Thornsess – POW and Medal of Honor recipient
Maj. Gen. Frederick “Boots” Blesse – Korean War F-86 double Ace, F-100 Squadron Commander and author of the fighter tactics book, No Guts, No Glory.
Maj. Gen. Don Sheppard – Misty Pilot, Air National Guard Director and author of Bury Us Upside Down and Editor of Misty, First Person Stories of the F-100 Misty Fast FAC's in the Vietnam War.
General Michael J. Dugan – U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, 1 July 1990 – 17 September 1990
General Merrill A. McPeak – Misty Pilot and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, 30 October 1990 – 25 October 1994
General Ronal R. Fogelman – Misty Pilot and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, 26 October 1994 – 1 September 1997
Col. Wee Willie Wilson – Most F-100 hours.
Lt. Col. "Jack" Daub - Most F-100 combat missions - 572 in Vietnam
Lt. Col. Dick Rutan – Misty Pilot and flew the first no-stop, non-refueled flight around the world in the Voyager aircraft designed and built by his brother, Burt Rutan.
Lt. Col. Bob Dunham – Last combat rated Hun pilot and co-founder of the Friends of the Super Sabre
Taiwan (118 F-100As and four RF-100As)
Denmark (48 F-100Ds and 10 F-100Fs)
France (85 F-100Ds and 15 F-100F)
Turkey (206 F-100C, D and F models)