The Eurofighter Typhoon F2 is a multi role combat aircraft. Britain, Germany, Italy and Spain formally agreed to start development of the aircraft in 1988 with contracts for a first batch of 148 aircraft, of which 55 are for the RAF, signed ten years later. Deliveries to the RAF started in 2003 to 17(R) sqn. Formal activation of the Typhoon Squadron at RAF Coningsby occurred on the 1st Jul 2005.
Engines: 2 Eurojet EJ200 turbojets
Thrust: 20,000lbs each
Max speed: 2Mach
Max altitude: 65,000ft