Hawker Hurricane Mk. II Field Mod.

 
 
Type: Fighter

Weight:
Empty: 2,495 kg
Take-off: 3,175 kg

Length: 9.81 m
Wingspan: 12.2 m
Wing area: 23.9 sq. m

Engine: Rolls Royce Merlin XX
Power:
Take-off: 1,280 HP
Indicated: 950 HP

Topspeed:
Sea Level: 420 km/h
At 5,425 m: 530 km/h

Service Ceiling: 11,125 m
Range: 772 km

Armament:
2 x 12,7 mm UBS
2 x 20 mm ShVAK cannon

B-17G became the most mass produced variant, with 8,680 built.
Boeing built 4,035, Douglas 2,395 and Lockheed 2,250 Flying
Fortresses.

Advantages:
Simple to control. Very easy to maintain and repair in field
conditions. Reliable and stable in flight. Strong armament.

Disadvantages:
Insufficient visibility from the cockpit. Clearly inferior
performance to contemporary fighters.

Users: (Wartime) Australia, Belgium, Bornholm, Canada,
Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Finland, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland,
Jugoslavia, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, South Africa,
Soviet Union, Turkey, UK.

 

 

 

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